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By Gyatrul Rinpoche

During this booklet, 3 conventional texts on Dream Yoga, Meditation, and Transformation are awarded and commented on through Ven. Gyatrul Rinpoche "for their relevance to the modern day non secular aspirant who needs to mix and stability caliber perform time, paintings time and leisure time during a hectic day." The statement is "specially adapted to the wishes of Western students."

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Once you've been able to see some effective positive results and unprecedented benefits, then you can practice patience with your spouse, family, friends, and so forth. Once you see benefits there, you can practice patience with other objects that are more difficult to practice with. Training in generosity may begin with something as simple as giving something from the right hand to the left hand and back to the right hand, then giving it to the hand of another, like your spouse or your child, and then to the hand of a friend, and eventually to the hand of a stranger.

You know the sun is there, as it always is; but you cannot see it, because it is temporarily covered by clouds. That does not mean the sun is no longer there. Like that, while you are in this sudden condition of habituation with karmic afflictions and obscurations, you must train on the path to remove them. The path is practiced only to remove obscurations and to accumulate merit, so that you can realize your own nature. When the wind comes along and blows the clouds away, the sun is then revealed.

Having failed to realize their primordial wis­ dom awareness nature, they confuse it for desire. Discriminating wisdom remains undeveloped. There­ fore, there is weakness in mindfulness and mental alertness. They are not able to accurately pinpoint the accumulation of non-virtue a n d /o r virtue, to success­ fully reject and accept. Most of the suffering that you are afflicted by in this corrupt era of difficult times really arises from your inferior powers of discrimina­ tion. Keeping that in mind, you should work harder to develop more wisdom.

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