According to the Buddhist tradition, we don’t ever get new wisdom, nor does any foreign element come into our state of mind at all. Rather, practice is a question of waking up and shedding our covers. We have those goodies in us already; we only have to uncover them.
from the book The Heart of the Buddha: Entering the Tibetan Buddhist Path
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Further quotes from the book The Heart of the Buddha:
- Acknowledging our fixations
- Now that is happening
- We put lids on ourselves
- Our buddha genes
- Nothing to blame
- Giving the giver
- To trust completely and let go
- Supreme Example
- Freedom from egohood
- Looking at Who We Are
- Vajra nature