Quote Archives: Dudjom Rinpoche

Accumulation of merit becoming perfectly pure ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

The master Ashvagosha says: All these sources of good that I have accomplished I dedicate as the cause of the state beyond the world, Without thoughts related to cyclic existence, or hopes Of any resulting fame, praise, or happiness, celestial or human. Unless all our meritorious actions are backed by the skillful means of compassion […]

Don’t waste your time ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

Do not allow yourself to become impervious and blasé regarding the Dharma; do not lead yourself astray. Let the profound Dharma sink into your mind. Now that you have obtained this excellent life, so hard to find, now that you have the freedom to practice the teachings, don’t waste your time. Dudjom Rinpoche

The seven sublime riches ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

Cultivate faith and devotion to the Three Jewels and to your teacher. Strive in the ten virtues and combine clear intelligence with extensive learning. Nurture a sense of personal integrity and propriety regarding others. With these seven sublime riches, you will always be happy! Dudjom Rinpoche

The root of Dharma ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

Make every effort on the path, uniting absolute and relative bodhichitta. This distils the essence of all the sutras and the tantras. The subduing of one’s own mind is the root of Dharma. When the mind is controlled, defilements naturally subside. Dudjom Rinpoche

The most profound of all Buddha’s teaching ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

The altruism of bodhichitta is the path of beings of great potential. Therefore train yourself in the deeds of bodhisattvas, and do this on a grand scale! Shoulder the responsibility of freeing all beings from samsara. Of all the eighty-four thousand sections of the Buddha’s teachings, none is more profound than bodhichitta. Dudjom Rinpoche

Be without regret ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

Strive to accomplish the supreme unchanging goal. For life is passing, and there is no certainty about the time of death. Even if you should die tomorrow, you should have confidence and be without regret. Dudjom Rinpoche

Without any distinction whatsoever ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

You should bring into the path all those who have a good or bad connection with you without making any distinction whatsoever, be they faithful persons who serve you or faithless persons who revile or abuse you. Care for them with pure prayers of aspiration. Dudjom Rinpoche