Chögyam Trungpa

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Even if our state of being is disgusting we should look into it. It is beautiful to see it.

Chögyam Trungpa (March 5, 1939 – April 4, 1987) was a Buddhist meditation master.

Quotes[edit]

Glimpses of Abhibarma (1975)[edit]

  • Meditation is a way of scientifically looking at our basic situation and seeing what is important in dealing with it.
    • p. 65
  • Meditation practice ... has nothing to do with achieving perfection, achieving some absolute state or other. It is purely getting into what we are, really examining our actual psychological process without being ashamed of it.
    • p. 65
  • Unless we are able to make friends with outselves, there is no hope at all. If we abandon ourselves as hopeless, as villains, then there is no steppingstone.
    • p. 66
  • Even if our state of being is disgusting we should look into it. It is beautiful to see it.
    • p. 66

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