Freedom in bondage : the life and teachings of Adeu Rinpoche by Trulshik Ade Rinpoche; Erik Pema Kunsang; Marcia Binder

By Trulshik Ade Rinpoche; Erik Pema Kunsang; Marcia Binder Schmidt

Freedom in Bondage bargains a portrait of the existence and philosophy of 1 of the 20th century’s most useful meditation masters—his early education in religious practices, his flight and seize, interrogation and sentencing, and the years in felony. His voice is calm and nonjudgmental, uplifting the reader together with his compassion for his captors. The name captures the author’s internal liberation in a dire state of affairs.

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The pointing-out instruction is the same as showing the unmis­ taken way that leads straight to Bodhgaya. I f one truly rec­ ognizes the way one needs to train to be enlightened, then, if one follows this exactly, there is no doubt that this is the unmistaken path. However, one must still follow the path. H ow swiftly you reach the goal is entirely up to you and your diligence. ” As Gampopa was leaving, Milarepa accompanied him for a stretch. ” Gampopa thought he should make a mandala offering and made preparations to do so, to which Milarepa said, “There is no need to offer a mandala.

The same with regards to the future: you are not supposed to construct Correlating Mahamudra and Dzogchen 23 any plans about the next moment. And in the present, right now, simply and completely let go. Drop everything and set­ tle into nowness. In the Mahamudra tradition, stillness refers to not following thoughts about the past, present or future— not churning out any new thoughts. A beginner will notice that totally letting be without any thought involvement does not last that long. Due to the kar­ mic force o f the energy currents, new thoughts are continu­ ally formed— thoughts grasping at subject and object, at the pleasant and unpleasant.

First is tracking down dualistic mind, or the normal attention. Second is discovering the secret identity, dualistic mind’s hidden way. T hird is reveal­ ing its vanishing point. Tracking down means investigating how the attentive quality o f dualistic mind behaves: where it comes from, where it is right now, and where it goes. The second point is actually finding out what it is, namely, a seem­ ing presence— there is actually no thing there. It is just some behavior that is mistaken for being a real thing; actually there is no thing there whatsoever.

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