Wednesday, January 30, 2008



There is a vast store of energy which is not centered, which is not
ego's energy at all. It is this energy which is the centerless dance
of phenomena, the universe interpenetrating and making love to
itself. It has two characteristics: a fire quality of warmth and a
tendency to flow in a particular pattern, in the same way in which
fire contains a spark as well as the air which directs the spark. And
this energy is always ongoing, whether or not it is seen through the
confused filter of ego. It cannot be destroyed or interrupted at all.
It is like the ever-burning sun. It consumes everything to the point
where it allows no room for doubt or manipulation.

From "Love," in THE MYTH OF FREEDOM and the Way of Meditation, page
109. Shambhala Library edition.

All material by Chogyam Trungpa is copyright Diana J. Mukpo and used
by permission.

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