By A. H. Almaas
Publish yr note: First released in 2000
We stay in a global of poser, ask yourself, and sweetness. yet such a lot people seldom perform this genuine international, being concentrated particularly at the half that's quite often strife, pain, or meaninglessness. this case is largely as a result of our now not knowing and residing our complete human strength. This strength should be actualized via the belief and improvement of the human essence. The human essence is the a part of us that's innate and actual, and that may perform the true international.
The Diamond center sequence is a transcription of talks given by way of the writer in either California and Colorado, for a number of years. the aim of the talks is to steer and orient people who are engaged in doing the tricky paintings of awareness.
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I consider this a marvelous achievement. It would be a breach of promise to take back my permission. ' "Other men also tried to obstruct the progress of the construction, but unsuccessfully. So the Great Stupa became known as Jarungkhashor, which means 'permission once given cannot be taken back'. The work of construction continued throughout summer and winter for four years without interruption, until the Stupa was completed up to its neck. "But at that time the poor poultrywoman, discovering that she was dying, called her four sons and their servant to her and said, 'I vowed to complete this Great Stupa as a field of accumulation of merit for both mundane and supramundane beings.
And if it is neglected or damaged, what will be the portent of its ruin? What vice will corrupt this area of the transitory world? " Guru Rinpoche replied, "Listen, 0 Great King! The real perfection of this Great Stupa is indestructible, inviolate, incorruptible: it is inseparable from the Dharmakaya of all the Buddhas. But the phenomenal structure of the Great Stupa is perishable: it is a transitory form in a changing world, and it may be partially damaged by the four elements. When this happens, the damage 40 The Legend will be repaired by the incarnations of the Lords of the Three Families-Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara, and Vajrapani-and the Wrathful Bhrikutis and Tara Devi.
From the northeast highland border of China an army whose number will equal five measures of white mustard seed will invade Tibet, and the clamor of terror will resound like thunder for many years. Through the southern lowlands an army whose number equals nine measures of white 48 The Legend mustard seed will invade Tibet, and the voice of fear will resound like a flying dragon. The armies will dart from valley to valley like incinerating lightning,then invade and conquer Ngari. The highland forces will invade China, plundering to victory.
Being and the Meaning of Life (Diamond Heart, Book 3) by A. H. Almaas