At the core of the dzogchen teachings is the view that all sentient beings are primordially pure, perfected, and have the potential to spontaneously manifest in a beneficial way. This capacity is within each and every one of us. It is our nature, and yet we often find ourselves alienated and disconnected from ourselves and others as we rush about in our day-to-day lives. If one is willing to directly and nakedly encounter the experiences of one's ordinary life, these experiences become the doorway to the realization of one's nature, the doorway to the inner refuge. Pain can become the path home. Meditation master Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche invites us to engage in the practice of meditation and reflection, to look intimately within and discover the jewel that is hidden in our ordinary experiences. Explore how to honor and respect the three doors of body, speech, and mind, and recognize the opportunities for healing which life presents. Discover the inner refuge and the gifts of spaciousness, awareness, and warmth that bring healing and benefit not only to oneself but to our relationships with others and the greater world.
|Author||Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche|