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Chögyam Trungpa on dwelling on “little things” / Plus: a chance to win a ticket to Creating a Mindful Society

“When we practice meditation, we begin to realize what is known as the transparency and impermanence of time and space. We realize how much we are dwelling on our little things and that we cannot catch any of it and build a house on it. We cannot even lay the foundation. The [...]
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Chögyam Trungpa on sitting meditation and sharpening your perception

Religion / Buddhism : Shambhala SunSpace (3 months ago)

“There is a sharp precision that exists in our life, which generally arises from some form of training and discipline, particularly the sitting practice of meditation. Not that meditation sharpens our perception, but sitting practic... Read Post

Chögyam Trungpa on what’s beyond our “little meditation world”

Religion / Buddhism : Shambhala SunSpace (3 months ago)

“There can be too much emphasis on the heroism of sitting practice and on the idea that there is nothing to do but meditate. There is a greater world than your little meditation world, your little meditation hall, and your little me... Read Post

Chogyam Trungpa on the value of “being foolish in meditation”

Religion / Buddhism : Shambhala SunSpace (3 years ago)

Via Ocean of Dharma: “On the whole, the practice of meditation is a sloppy job. You have to accept that you have been a fool and start with being foolish. In the beginning, deciding to try the practice of meditation is just leaping ... Read Post


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