Like sesame oil ~ Tilopa

Sesame oil is the essence.
Although the ignorant know that it is in the sesame seed,
they do not understand the way of cause, effect and becoming,
and therefore are not able to extract the essence, the sesame oil.
Although innate coemergent wisdom abides in the heart of all beings,
if it is not shown by the guru, it cannot be realized.
Just like sesame oil that remains in the seed, it does not appear.
One removes the husk by beating the sesame, and the sesame oil, the essence appears.
In the same way, the guru shows the truth of tathata,
and all phenomena become indivisible in one essence.
Kye ho! The far-reaching, unfathomable meaning is apparent at this very moment.
O how wondrous!”


Tilopa

source: http://www.leksheyling.net/pages/english/Lineages/KagyuGoldenrosary/002_tE-lo-shes-rab-bzang-po.htm



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