Giving yourself time to just be yourself ~ 17th Karmapa

Meditation is giving yourself time to just be yourself. There is nothing to it other than that, it’s nothing really special, just allowing yourself to relax and be yourself without worrying about what has happened in the past, or without worrying about what’s going to happen in the future. Just to simply relax and rest in your own natural state is all that you need to do, giving yourself the opportunity to do that. When you give yourself that opportunity, you’ll find that presence extends to the other parts of your life as well. You don’t lose your own true nature as you go about all of your other activities, even if your day-to-day life is busy.


17th Karmapa


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