CHAPTER 3: POINT 3: ASSUME EVERYONE IS AN ENLIGHTENED BEING. Enlightened Beings fill this world, and many of them seem very ordinary. They choose to appear ordinary so they can meet people and help them. When we view others as Enlightened Beings, we learn from them and generate positive karma. When Enlightened Beings appear as … Continue reading hurtling towards enlightenment – 07
SIX BOUNDLESS PATHS The instructions on how to attain Enlightenment has six parts, also known as “The Six Boundless Paths”. We consider these paths “boundless” because there are countless ways and opportunities to practice them, and they bring boundless happiness. Keep them in mind, even in their simplest version, and you cannot avoid making spiritual … Continue reading BOOK ONE – chapter two: how to attain enlightenment
(parts of this chapter were posted previously, here, here, and here) All About Emptiness… (from Heruka Chakrasamvara) A Buddhist Example We can find many examples we can use to contemplate Emptiness... a book, our laundry… This example comes from traditional Tibetan Buddhist iconography. Some Vajrayana Buddhist lineages include the prayer practice of the deity Heruka … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter two: why are there two of us?