Last Monday, during our Discovering Buddhism: Introduction to Tantra course, we looked at the need for inspiration (a.k.a. blessing, Tib., jin lab) in order for our heart/mind to transform. I would like to share a quote from Lama Yeshe on this matter (and you can wonder what has butter got to do with it).
I would like to quote Lama Yeshe in this post. The following comes from an article posted on Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive and you can read the full article there.
As we deepen our knowledge of Buddhism, there is a real danger that the intellectual information we are accumulating is not connected with a [...]
In a new book by Lama Yeshe from Wisdom Publications called When the Chocolate Runs Out, I found this pithy instruction:
When the negative mind arises, instead of being afraid of it or pushing it away, you should examine it more closely.
Digesting your emotions with wisdom is really worthwhile.
So often when we become [...]
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