The quintessential point of all spiritual instruction ~ Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

The practice of Dharma should bring you to the point where you can maintain the same constant awareness whether in or out of practice sessions. This is the quintessential point of all spiritual instruction; without it, however many mantras and prayers you recite, however many thousands of prostrations and circumambulations you do, as long as your mind remains distracted none of it will help to get rid of your obscuring emotions. Never forget this most crucial point.


Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

from the book The Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones

translated by Padmakara Translation Group



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