Quote Archives: 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

One need after the other ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

If you are not contented with few possessions, as long as one need after another arises, the deceptive demon of your pleasures will enter without much trouble. Dudjom Rinpoche

Suffering for sure ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

Now, one time out of hundreds you have obtained a human form. If you do not do what you can now to avoid rebirth in the lower realms, your place of rebirth might be unknown, but wherever it might be among the six classes of beings, suffering will be its only sure feature. Dudjom Rinpoche

Humorously going on doing things ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

In a sense everything is dreamlike and illusory, but even so, humorously you go on doing things. For example, if you are walking, without unnecessary solemnity or self-consciousness, lightheartedly walk toward the open space of truth. When you sit, be the stronghold of truth. As you eat, feed your negativities and illusions into the belly […]

Signs of Practice ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

Calm and self-control are signs of listening to the Dharma; Few passions, signs of meditation; Harmony with everyone is the sign of a practitioner; Your mind at ease, the sign of accomplishment. Dudjom Rinpoche

No words can describe it ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

No words can describe it No example can point to it Samsara does not make it worse Nirvana does not make it better It has never been born It has never ceased It has never been liberated It has never been deluded It has never existed It has never been nonexistent It has no limits […]

Paying attention to the karmic process ~ Dudjom Rinpoche

Please be careful in the future to pay attention. Karma can be very subtle and tricky. We might think something is no big deal, but it may turn out to have serious consequences, so pay good attention to the karmic process. This is what every practitioner needs to pay attention to — even those with […]