Quote Archives: Milarepa

Why long for the unnecessary ~ Milarepa

Toss to the winds your concern for this life, and impress on your mind the unknown time of your death. Remembering the pain of samsara, why long for the unnecessary? Milarepa

Song of Samsara ~ Milarepa

When you are young and vigorous You never think of old age coming, But it approaches slow and sure Like a seed growing underground. When you are strong and healthy You never think of sickness coming, But it descends with sudden force Like a stroke of lightning. When involved in worldly things You never think […]

The fruit of dharma practice ~ Milarepa

My fear and doubts have vanished like mist into the distance, never to disturb me again. I will die content and free from regrets. This is the fruit of dharma practice. Milarepa

No regret ~ Milarepa

My religion is to live and die without regret. Milarepa

Distractions and drowsiness ~ Milarepa

The ultimate practice is not to consider Distractions and drowsiness as faults. Doing so to stave them off is like Kindling a lamp in bright daylight. Milarepa

Study your mind ~ Milarepa

I study my mind and therefore all appearances are my texts. Milarepa

In the monastery of your heart ~ Milarepa

In the monastery of your heart and body, you have a temple where all buddhas unite. Milarepa