Great Sky Beyond Effort Tantra

Great Sky Beyond Effort Tantra says:

Being its own heart

It arises from that.

Once taught, is seen

And therefore is itself

Zhuangzi – If you can empty your own boat, No one will oppose you, No one will seek to harm you

“If a man crosses a river and an empty boat collides with his own skiff, Even though he be bad tempered man He will not become very angry. But if he sees a man in the boat, He will shout at him to steer clear. If the shout is not heard, he will shout again, […]

Fenelon – He is beside us in our daily annoyances, so long as we bear humbly and bravely all those which arise from the manifold imperfections of our neighbours and ourselves.

I do not mean that we ought voluntarily to put ourselves in the way of dissipating influences; God forbid! That would be tempting God and seeking danger. But such distractions as come in any way providentially, if met with due precaution and carefully guarded hours of prayer and reading, will turn to good. Often those […]

Sun Suffusing the Thousand Directions, the Bon Teachings Tantra

taking a rope for a snake […]

Primordially Existent Sky

Primordially Existent Sky (Nam mkha’ ye srid) says:

Not recognizing just as it is

The mind’s real nature

Is delusion

Lost in enormous, elemental darkness

Endlessly a wanderer, endlessly in circles