The Aeon of Strife ? 2

The Aeon of Strife ?
Ah, now the following excerpts from The Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones may or may not be of interest to you, and even if one does have an interest in Buddhism and / or Dzogchen, I’d say the Text as-it-stands can seem quite shocking in some senses as it unapologetically points to the apparent ...

“Relative Truth” is Ignorance ? 1

From : “Lopon Tenzin Namdak – Bonpo Dzogchen Teachings” Without there being any certain solid objective reality out there in space, still we grasp at perceptions of the world as if they are real. Perceived objects do not exist inherently, but we do perceive them as if they exist objectively. This is Relative Truth. External ...

On the The Snake / Rope Analogy 1

On the The Snake / Rope Analogy
Oh, now, I am writing this post as I hope it will perhaps illuminate for you why the “Emptiness” teachings are of paramount importance with regards to Buddhism … especially the “emptiness of self” which, probably, from a conventional “western” POV sounds totally implausible or simply Crazy eh ? LOL !!! ๐Ÿ˜€ It may even ...

The Nature of the Mind has never changed

The Nature of the Mind has never changed
The Nature of the Mind has never changed ~ Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Thoughts manifest themselves within emptiness and are reabsorbed into it like a face appears and disappears in a mirror; the face has never been in the mirror, and when it ceases to be reflected in it, it has not really ceased to exist. ...