When we avoid harm, we remove the veils of the afflicted emotions. When we do good, we cultivate peace. When we purify the mind, we discard wrong views.
— Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen
‘Many Traditions, One Wisdom’, Singapore
— Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche
The true nature of the world is the true nature of the mind. It is never born and is beyond sorrow. Liberation will be attained by seeing the nature of the mind itself, the true nature of phenomena. There is no other peace to attain.
Thoughts are mind-itself. If you wish to abandon them, they will increase. Since they are unborn, they should not be rejected.
The Buddha taught some people the teachings of duality that help them avoid sin and acquire spiritual merit. To others he taught non-duality, that some find profoundly frightening.
He who wishes his own happiness by causing pain to others is not released from hatred, being himself entangled in the tangles of hatred.