Quote Archives: Gyaltsab Rinpoche

The most important thing ~ Gyaltsab Rinpoche

Being a Buddhist, the most important thing is to go for refuge. If you have a good understanding about going for refuge in Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, your faith in Buddhism will become reasonable, stable and practical. And your practice will become real Dharma practice. Therefore, whether you are starting your practice, you are at […]

The most important point of Buddha’s teachings ~ Gyaltsab Rinpoche

When you suffer, if you take that not just as your own suffering but rather as the nature of samsara, then you are understanding the most important point of Buddha’s teachings. Gyaltsab Rinpoche

Truth ~ Gyaltsab Rinpoche

Buddhism is all about truth. Samsara means not knowing the truth and enlightenment means knowing the truth. So, nothing is more important than truth in buddhism. Gyaltsab Rinpoche

Root guru ~ Gyaltsab Rinpoche

Root guru is some one whose teachings help you the most to transform your mind, who most inspires you to practice dharma, to whom you have the most faith and the one who is most kind to you on your spiritual path. Gyaltsab Rinpoche

Going for refuge and giving rise to bodhicitta ~ Gyaltsab Rinpoche

Going for refuge covers all the teachings of hinayana and giving rise to bodhicitta covers all the teachings of mahayana. Those who considers these two are not profound, means they don’t understand it. Gyaltsab Rinpoche

The relationship of guru and disciple ~ Gyaltsab Rinpoche

The relationship of guru and disciple is established when the guru gives teachings and disciple practices it. It is not something which can be established by proposing and accepting like a friendship. Gyaltsab Rinpoche