“It is my wish that the spiritual power of peace will touch the mind of…
The Framework of the Three Absorptions (or Three Samadhis)
From “Husks of Unity” – A Clarification of the Development Stage Rituals
by Getse Mahapandita Tsewang Chokdrup (1761-1829)
A Method for Freeing Lives
by Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
(From Sarah Harding’s introduction to Jamgon Kongtrul’s classic text “Creation and Completion”) Tibetan Buddhist spiritual practice centers around the deities in its devotional rituals and meditation techniques. It may be disconcerting for those who have heard that Buddhism is a “non-theistic” religion to discover an elaborate system of worship with a pantheon of goddesses and gods.
The reason we suffer as we do, the reason we encounter the problems that we do, the reason we continue to wander in samsara, cyclic existence, is that we are unaware of our true nature.
Boredom is important because boredom is anti-credential.