Illusion immediately becomes more workable when we acknowledge it as simply an illusion. The Western habit is to work against the grain and to try and organize the illusory into something solid and structured … In the stressful attempt to nail down the illusory nature of things, our chance to be at ease, spacious, awake, and free, which already exists within ourselves, gets lost.
from the book Fearless Simplicity: The Dzogchen Way of Living Freely in a Complex World
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Further quotes from the book Fearless Simplicity:
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- Simply an illusion
- Smile and say nothing
- Importance of a calm mind
- Just let it go and relax
- Finally very free and easy
- Set your buttocks down and train
- True freedom
- Fearless simplicity
- Expanding compassion