Undistracted presence of mind ~ Longchenpa

Within the vastness of spontaneous self-knowing, let be freely, uncontrived and free of fabrication. Whatever thoughts arise, be sure to recognize your nature so that they all dissolve as the play of dharmata. Even though you practice in such a way that there is not even as much as a hair tip of a concrete reference point to cultivate by meditating, do not stray into ordinary deluded diffusion, even for a single moment. Instead, make sure that every aspect of your daily activities is embraced by an undistracted presence of mind. Whatever occurs and whatever you experience, strengthen your conviction that they are all insubstantial and magical illusions, so that you can experience this in the bardo as well.


Longchenpa

Mirror to Reflect the Most Essential: The Final Instruction on the Ultimate Meaning

from the book Quintessential Dzogchen: Confusion Dawns as Wisdom


translated by Erik Pema Kunsang


source: http://levekunst.com/longchenpas-final-instruction/



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