The reality of the world is something more than the lifestyle that the modern world has embraced. Pleasure has been cheapened, joy has been reduced, happiness has been computerized. The goal of warriorship is to reconnect to the nowness of reality, so that you can go forward without destroying simplicity; without destroying your connection to this earth.
Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, page 100.
Of Interest to Readers
Amy Neumann writes about “Becoming a Creative Warrior” based on Chögyam Trungpa’s Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior. Read her piece for the Huffington Post here.