Monday, May 08, 2006

We need to correct or overcome all the wrongs and bad circumstances we experience

We need to correct, or to overcome, all the wrongs or bad circumstances that we experience. Instead of having a negative attitude toward practice and not wanting to practice any longer-- --whenever such perversions and problems occur, they should be overcome...

To correct all wrongs means to stamp on the kleshas. Whenever you don't want to practice-- --stamp on that, and then practice. Whenever any bad circumstance comes up that might put you off--

--stamp on it. In this slogan you are deliberately, immediately, and very abruptly suppressing the kleshas.

--Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, from: Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness , Pg. 212-213, Slogan # 40

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