Our true nature and condition ~ Pema Chödron

The Buddha said that we are never separated from enlightenment. Even at the times we feel most stuck, we are never alienated from the awakened state. This is a revolutionary assertion. Even ordinary people like us with hangups and confusion have this mind of enlightenment called bodhicitta. The openness and warmth of bodhicitta is in fact our true nature and condition.


Pema Chödron

from the book The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times


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