An ordinary person cannot establish the inferential nature of scriptural testimony except by relying upon the authoritativeness of scripture, because he or she has heard both the great benefits of virtuous actions and the grave consequences of having to be reborn in the lower states that come from pursuing or avoiding certain kinds of actions whose results lie beyond ordinary perception, and because he or she does not see anything that contradicts the possibility that these results will indeed occur. Thus, the determination that it would be referable, in the face of such a recommended course of action, to proceed accordingly is said to be one whose validity derives from having undertaken a proper investigation.

— Dignāga

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Right now you have the opportunity, look for the essence of mind — that is meaningful. When you look at mind, there’s nothing to be seen. In this very not seeing, you see the definitive meaning.

— Machig Labdrön

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【禅理】

1、看一切人都是好人,看一切事都是好事,看一切处都是好处,这才是解脱。
2、你什么时候随缘,什么时候就顺利。当你无所求时,才会无所不有。
3、事情本身没有好和坏,好坏是我们自己的分别执着。
4、真正随缘了才能顺利,真的放下了才能得到。
5、懂得了因果,也就掌握了改变命运的方法。

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When it comes to cultivating the mind, better to be like a donkey than a horse; while the horse is still being saddled, the donkey has reached the mountain pass!

— 6th Dalai Lama

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Sentient beings and Buddhas are equal, yet happiness and sadness produce the great difference between them. Self and others are equal, yet the reason for grasping produces the great difference between them. Enemies and children are equal, yet loving-kindness and anger produce the difference between them. Everyone obtaining a human body is equal, yet victory or defeat produces the difference between them.

— Jetsun Dragpa Gyaltsen

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If water is not turbid, it is settled, if mind is not modified, bliss, rest without modification.

— Garab Dorje

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For one who is a learner and who has not yet come to master their mind, but who dwells aspiring for peace from that which binds, making it a matter concerning himself, I know of no other thing as helpful as giving close attention to the mind.

— Buddha

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