Luminous Buddha-Nature
Daily Wisdom / Tibetan Dharma

Luminous Buddha-Nature

Who knows the true nature of things? The actual knower—the empty, cognizant aspect of mind—is the primordial Buddha, Samantabhadra, the personification of one’s own rigpa. Rigpa, the primordial Buddha Samantabhadra, is very, very important. It is the clear light, luminous buddha-nature, that which knows. Innate awareness-wisdom, rigpa, is functioning through us even now, if we … Continue reading

The Awakened State: Youthful and Fresh
Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

The Awakened State: Youthful and Fresh

Youth and freedom are connected with the birth of the awakened state of mind. The awakened state has the quality of morning, of dawn—fresh and sparkling, completely awake. Having identified ourselves with the path of dharma and the proper attitude toward the path, we suddenly discover that there is something beautiful about it. The path … Continue reading