Quote Archives: Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

Our concepts about our world ~ Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

Our perceptions and thinking process are very limited. We see our world as something huge, and we think it is permanent and stable, indestructible like a diamond, immovable like a great mountain. But in fact this way of thinking is only our concepts about it. Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

The very root of Dharma ~ Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

To work on the mind is a very vast subject; in fact it is the subject of the entire Buddha Dharma. In essence the main reason the mind generates it’s confusing passions and intense emotions is the strong clinging to I, me, and mine. Because of that clinging, we suffer when do not obtain all […]

Knowing of one that frees all ~ Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

Emptiness is the `knowing of one that frees all.’ Emptiness is the supreme king of medicines. Emptiness is the nectar of immortality. Emptiness is spontaneous accomplishment beyond effort. Emptiness is enlightenment without exertion. Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

Look ~ Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

Look outward at the appearing objects, And like the water in a mirage, They are more delusive than delusion. Unreal like dreams and illusions, They resemble reflected moon and rainbows. Look inward at your own mind! It seems quite exciting, when not examined. But when examined, there is nothing to it. Appearing without being, it […]

Natural great peace ~ Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

Rest in natural great peace this exhausted mind, Beaten helpless by karma and neurotic thoughts Like the relentless fury of the pounding waves In the infinite ocean of samsara. Rest in natural great peace. Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

Effortless compassion ~ Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche

An effortless compassion can arise for all beings who have not realized their true nature. So limitless is it that if tears could express it, you would cry without end. Not only compassion, but tremendous skillful means can be born when you realize the nature of mind. Also you are naturally liberated from all suffering […]