Pema Chödrön offers a talk on bravery, fearlessness, warriorship, and smiling.
To be without a reference point is the ultimate loneliness. It is also called enlightenment.
The way to free ourselves, says Sakyong Mipham, is to face life head-on without the seductive companionship of habitual patterns.
According to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, to have the definite intention to emerge from samsara is an act of warriorship, a way of dealing with our fear of death.