By Padmasambhava, Marcia Binder Schmidt, Erik Pema Kunsang
Padmasambhava is the first grasp of Vajrayana, the lessons for our time. Out of his nice compassion and knowledge, he steered his major disciple Yeshe Tsogyal to hide terma treasures to be published on the destined time for destiny practitioners. The profundity of this recommendation is intended to be in my opinion utilized via all members in all situations. Advice from the Lotus Born is a vintage paintings which incorporates legitimate fact for somebody who essentially desires to keep on with a non secular direction.
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Unless you practice in this way, evil karma is created every moment. Tsogyal, if you want to avoid this way of going astray, exert yourself with skillful warfare against the five poisons, by correctly accepting and rejecting. without being apart from the guard of conscientiousness! In any case, as long you have not reached some stabiliry in the view and meditation, it is essential to escape into solitude like a wounded deer. Flee from disturbing emotions as if having met a poisonous snake. Again Lady Tsogyal asked: Shouldn't a practitioner of Secret Mantra take all disturbing emotions as the path?
Agitation due to circumstances occurs when because of an external incident, you follow a thought, and your mind becomes agitated and scatters into a disturbing emotion. " Train in loving kindness and compassion, disenchantment, means and knowledge, and devotion. Following that, persevere in the practice as at the time of the view. That will clear it. The third point, about the fault of diffusion, has two parts: diffusion due to lack of understanding and diffusion due to circumstances. Diffusion due to lack of understanding is when there is no progress no matter how much you meditate.
Having attained mastery over the elements, you can transform the faithless perception of other people, revive the dead, and perform any miraculous feat. If you pervert the above-mentioned ways of conduct, it is called straying from the conduct and you will have no result. Tsogyal, if you want to avoid going astray in this way, follow the correct way of conduct as described in the scriptures! Second, regarding the general straying of conduct, you may temporarily fabricate a mode of behavior but that is not in accord with the Dharma.