Whatever you do ~ 4th Shechen Gyaltsab

Whatever you do — walking, eating, sitting, and so forth — abandon laziness, indolence, apathy, negligence, and distraction. Master the habitual patterns that make you resist any change in your body, speech, and mind, even in the most insignificant activities. Once you have embarked on the path of liberation, it is inappropriate to behave in an ordinary way: observe your mind all the time with vigilance and lucidity. If you have committed a negative act, regret it and promise never to do it again. Be glad if you have committed none.


4th Shechen Gyaltsab

quoted in the book On the Path to Enlightenment: Heart Advice from the Great Tibetan Masters

source: http://www.matthieuricard.org/en/thoughts/19



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