City life offers many opportunities to practice kindness. Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche on how urban living can open our hearts.
The haunted dominion of the mind, says Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche, is self-clinging. We must cut through self-clinging by cultivating the view of emptiness.
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s advice for time management: organize your schedule, let go of distractions, and make a clear aspiration to practice.
Much of the time, life is like watching a movie: we suspend disbelief and lose ourselves in the story. On the bodhisattva path, we see through the illusion.
Much of the time, life is like watching a movie: we suspend disbelief and lose ourselves in the story. On the bodhisattva path, says Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, we see the illusory nature of these appearances, and in doing so discover a boundless compassion.
What makes art a transformative practice, explains Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, is allowing the art to reflect a natural, uncontrived awareness.