By Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Erik Pema Kunsang, Marcia Binder Schmidt
The lessons offered in As it really is, quantity I are basically chosen from talks given by means of the Dzogchen grasp, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, in 1994 and 1995, over the past years of his existence. The unambiguous Buddhist notion of fact is transmitted in profound, basic language via one of many top-rated masters within the Tibetan culture. Dzogchen is to take the ultimate end result, the nation of enlightenment itself, as course. this can be the fashion of easily choosing the ripened fruit or the absolutely bloomed plant life. Tulku Urgyen's approach of speaking this knowledge used to be to rouse the person to their strength and exhibit the how you can recognize and stabilize that potential. His targeted educating type was once well known for its targeted directness in introducing scholars to the character of brain in a fashion that allowed instant event. This booklet bargains the direct oral directions of a grasp who encouraged admiration, relish perform, and deep belief and self assurance within the Buddhist approach.
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It is something that only happens once in a hundred aeons. It has happened for us now, this time around. While we are alive in this body, it seems as if it were so easy for us to be humans. It doesn't appear to have required any effClrt. Honestly, though, a human body is extremely difficult to achieve and necessitates enormous merit from former lives. It is only due to our former meritorious karma combined with pure aspirations that we now have a precious human body. Our present situation is like having found a wish-fulfilling jewel.
The words and sounds we utter, which are interrupted and intermittently created, obscure the unceasing quality of vajra speech. And our train of thoughts that comes and goes, and endlessly arises and ceases from moment to moment, day after day, life after life, is exactly what obscures the unmistaken quality of vajra mind. What is necessary now is to recognize our own nature, instead of going on being confused. UR MAIN GUIDE AND TEACHER, BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI, gave a tremendous amount of teachings.
All of us here right now have obtained what is extremely difficult to obtain - the precious human body endowed with the eight freedoms and ten riches. It is something that only happens once in a hundred aeons. It has happened for us now, this time around. While we are alive in this body, it seems as if it were so easy for us to be humans. It doesn't appear to have required any effClrt. Honestly, though, a human body is extremely difficult to achieve and necessitates enormous merit from former lives.