Primordially Awake
Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

Primordially Awake

We are not all that confused, stupid, and bewildered. We have possibilities—more than possibilities. We actually inherit fundamental wakefulness—all the time. We are eternally awake, primordially awake, cognitively open and insightful. That is the notion of wisdom. From Devotion and Crazy Wisdom: Teachings on the Sadhana of Mahamudra by Chögyam Trungpa, page 107 Continue reading

Working With Our Thought Process
Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

Working With Our Thought Process

We have many kinds of thoughts. There is the heavy-handedness of case-history thoughts. There are cunning foxlike thoughts and slippery fishlike thoughts as well as grasshopper-like thoughts, leaping from one highlight to another. The way to work with all these aspects of our thought process is to simplify them into the basic practice of meditation. … Continue reading