Striving precludes attainment ~ Longchenpa

O great being, listen!
We strive in meditation because we desire excellence,
but any striving precludes attainment;
excellence resides only in timeless self-sprung awareness.


Longchenpa

from the book Natural Perfection: Longchenpa's Radical Dzogchen

translated by Keith Dowman



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