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By Trungpa, Rinpoche Chogyam

"transcript of talks given by way of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche on the fourth Vajradhatu Seminary, a twelve-week interval of in depth meditation and learn, held at Land O'Lakes, Wisconsin September-November 1976"

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The last obstacle is the mara of Yama, or death. In this case you are not given a chance to be woken up, to be in a wakeful state at all. Rather, you are allowed to indulge completely in your own personal trip all the time. 'das). Chom means "conquering"; den means powers of wakefulness and kindness, as well as some kind of profundity, so that you are not tired of teaching students. '' It literally means "dead" sometimes, too, which is related with the idea of transcending or having gone beyond any possible attempt to recall such a buddha, to call him back to samsara.

An interesting point here is that discipline is definitely a 24 hour-a-day job. You can't take a day off to forget the whole thing. You can't take an hour off, or a week off, or even a minute off-itjs always there, always there. To teil you the truth, I feel that way myself. I don't think you should get away 28 Discipline with taking time off. have experienced already. It is a full experience. Even in the middle of playing a game of Diplomacy, I feel full. I am haunted all the time-both when I'm asleep and awake.

Nothing is actually problematic for him. He did the whole thing-completely, utterly, one-hundred-percent. Or we could say five-hundred-percent purity. Samyak. pa). Yang means "complete again 36 Taking Refuge: Buddha, Dharma and again;" dag is "pure;" pa qualifies existence. " The last qualification is sambuddha. rgyas). rdzogs) which means everything is gone beyond, everything is achieved that needs to be achieved. There are other traditions, theistic traditions, which claim they also attain buddhahood.

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