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Pema Chodron: REST IN THE NATURE OF ALAYA, THE ESSENCE
And how can we discreate the world we have cretaed for ourselves? How can we truly chnage all we have become when we no longer want to be that which we have become and no longer want to be that who we see we will be?
Bearcub
This is a good question, but the answer, as I see it, is, as always, both extremely simple AND extremely difficult.

The answer is: stop thinking!

Breathe, Observe, Let go. Whenever a thought (i.e. any mental formation that manifests as words in our psyche) arises, just observe it, acknowledging its existence without wishing it were otherwise--and let it go.

I find particularly useful, for learning how to abide in a concept-free suchness, or ALAYA, the following verse from Lao Tzu (Verse 16)

"Empty yourself of everything.
Let the mind rest in peace.
The Ten Thousand Things (that is, everything you see, hear, smell, taste, feel, or think) rise and fall while the Self (the primordial, nondual Observer, that is) watches their return."

Hope this helps!
Hyperion
Pema Chodron: REST IN THE NATURE OF ALAYA, THE ESSENCE
I love reading Pema everyday. She makes so much sense and is a wonderful person to talk to
Westerners about Tibetan Buddhism and how to make sense out of everyday living.
Kitty