If, as you meditate on mind training, your personality becomes stiff with pride and arrogance, its as though you have reduced a god to a demon; dharma has become non-dharma. The more you meditate on mind training and dharma, the more supple your personality should become. Act as the lowest servant to everyone.
Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye
from the book The Great Path of Awakening
translated by Ken McLeod
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