The qualities of awakening – profound peace, luminosity, compassion, etc. – are naturally present as the true nature of mind – the Buddha nature. Here, we shall see how the natural state remains obscured and can be rediscovered.
The solidity that we attribute to our existence is similar to the solidity that we attribute to dreams while we are in the dream. This article explores the empty nature of reality in experiential terms through parallels between dream state and waking state
For someone who do not notice the dreamlike nature of life, impermanence of life can be a depressing fact. But, contemplating on impermanence in this way breaks open the cocoon of wrong view. Then, we can recognize the play of awareness in its full splendor and beauty, all through this life and beyond. In Lalitavistara Sutra Buddha points to this fact.
Dohakosha of Mahasiddha Saraha is one of the first in the doha style of poetry to appear in India. In this beautiful song, Saraha teaches the path of Sahaja-yoga (the natural way). Saraha (सरहा /Sarahapada) was one of the great Indian Buddhist Mahasiddhas.
The Three Full Moons – “…. Though the full moon of that night too vanished, the moon light of awakening never waned. …” – A poetry on the three full moons of Vaisakha month associated with the Buddha’s life.
Thinley Norbu Rinpoche: “In the crystal mirror theater of awareness, mind the supreme artist, performs his magical displays, but rare is the clear insight audience capable of viewing this wisdom. ”
Way of Bodhi – a poem on the open journey to awakening: ” … Let the warmth of bodhi melt the borders! Let us walk together in that great expanse! …”