The ambition to improve ourselves ~ Chögyam Trungpa

Many people make the mistake of thinking that since ego is the root of suffering, the goal of spirituality must be to conquer and destroy ego. They struggle to eliminate ego’s heavy hand but that struggle is merely another expression of ego. We go around and around trying to improve ourselves through struggle, until we realize that ambition to improve ourselves is the problem.


Chögyam Trungpa

from the book Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism


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