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 Commitments   Jamgon Kongtrul

Don't Reduce a God to a Demon

 


 
Tai Chi Imagery Book
If, as you meditate on mind training, your personality becomes stiff with pride and arrogance, it's as though you have reduced a god to a demon; dharma has become nondharma. The more you meditate on mind training and dharma, the more supple your personality should become. Act as the lowest servant to everyone.

From The Great Path of Awakening : An Easily Accessible Introduction for Ordinary People by Jamgon Kongtrul, translated by Ken McLeod. Copyright 1993 by Ken McLeod.
Published by arrangement with Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boston.

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The first modern (19th century) commentary on the root text, and the primary source for all subsequent commentaries. Timeless, honest, straightforward and always insightful about our human nature. A must-have for any Mind Training practitioner.