You may possess the power and might of a world ruler, but unless you gain mastery over your own mind, when the time of death arrives you still haven’t attained the power of freedom. So gain mastery over your mind!
from the book Advice from the Lotus-Born
translated by Erik Pema Kunsang
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Further quotes from the book Advice from the Lotus-Born:
- Present in yourself
- Your natural face
- Possessing the view of realization
- Path of enlightenment
- Mingle the practice with your own being
- Practicing the true Dharma
- All This
- Degenerate age
- The union of samsara and nirvana