Daily Dharma

 

Quotes from Chamtrul Rinpoche and other masters of Buddhism

Chamtrul Rinpoche

Sunday

 

The past has gone, the future has not come, so the most important moment of your life is always right here, right now.

 

Chamtrul Rinpoche

Chatral Rinpoche

Monday

 

No matter where you stay, be it a busy place or a solitary retreat, the only things that you need to conquer are your mind's five poisons, and your own true enemies, the eight worldly concerns - nothing else.

 

(Five poisons: Ignorance, attachment, aversion, pride, jealousy)

 

(Eight worldy concerns: Hope for happiness and fear of suffering. Hope for fame and fear of insignificance. Hope for praise and fear of blame. Hope for gain and fear of loss.)


Chatral Rinpoche

Dudjom Lingpa

Tuesday

 

Truly recognize everything as being the nature of objectless emptiness.
The space of great emptiness acts as the ground of appearances of samsara.

 

Dudjom Lingpa

Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche

Wednesday

 

To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.

 

Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche

Nagarjuna

Thursday

 

Even offering three hundred bowls of food three times a day does not match even a portion of the spiritual merit gained in one moment of unconditional love.

 

Nagarjuna

Lati Rinpoche

Friday

 

As followers of various spiritual traditions, if we properly appreciate each other and work with each other, creating harmony between us, this would contribute to world peace and stability.

 

Instead of appreciating the good points of each other's traditions, if we go on criticizing one another, bringing out the weak points here and there, this will create disharmony and we will not make positive contributions to the world.

 

Lati Rinpoche

Jigme Lingpa

Saturday

 

If the root of a tree is medicine, then the fruit will be medicinal.


If the root is poison, there will be no doubt about the fruit.


Positive and negative qualities come from one's attitude and intention.


They are not derived from physical practices in themselves.

 

Jigme Lingpa

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