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21 Jul, 2013

Ruthlessness and Ego

By |2018-09-25T00:36:01+00:00July 21st, 2013|Buddhism articles, Chögyam Trungpa|0 Comments

Student: How does ruthlessness apply to the destruction of ego? Ruthlessness seems so uncompassionate, almost ego-like itself. Trungpa Rinpoche: Well, it is ego's intensity that brings forth "uncompassionate" measures. In other words, when neurosis and confusion reach an extreme point, the only way to correct the confusion is by destroying it.

21 Jul, 2013

Crazy wisdom and no training

By |2018-09-25T00:33:06+00:00July 21st, 2013|Buddhism articles, Chögyam Trungpa|0 Comments

The whole concept of needing training for things is a very weak approach, because it makes us feel we cannot possess the potential in us, and that therefore we have to make ourselves better than we are, we have to try to compete with heroes or masters. So we try to imitate those heroes and masters, believing that finally ...