Quote Archives: Yangthang Rinpoche

The approach of the very best practitioners ~ Yangthang Rinpoche

Until you perfect the view, Don’t count your practice in years or months, But decide to dedicate the whole remainder of your life to Dharma practice. This is the approach of the very best practitioners. Yangthang Rinpoche

The importance of the view ~ Yangthang Rinpoche

Of the view, meditation and action, view is most important. It’s crucial that you realize the view without error, For unless you realize the view, meditation will have no basis. So you must realize the view directly, with no confusion. And then, when taking this to heart through meditation, To abide in the experience of […]

Turn within ~ Yangthang Rinpoche

If you wish to look into the mirror of mind’s nature, Don’t look outwards, but turn within. Looking outwards brings perpetual delusion. But look within and you’ll see your own mind. Yangthang Rinpoche

This is what I hope for you ~ Yangthang Rinpoche

At death and in the bardos, lacking the confidence of liberation, How frightening will be the next life’s sufferings! When we must wander endlessly in saṃsāra, How distressing it is to contemplate its nature! Whatever you can do to gain real confidence in this life, I, for one, will be most grateful! This is what […]

Impermanent like a candle in the wind ~ Yangthang Rinpoche

If you fail to make use of the full human potential you now possess, Which is impermanent like a candle in the wind, Don’t think that you can rely on it for a long time to come. Yangthang Rinpoche

Precious human life ~ Yangthang Rinpoche

Now that you’ve gained the support of a human life, so hard to find, Aroused a mind of renunciation, so difficult to develop, Met an authentic master, so rarely encountered, And taken up the sacred Dharma, so scarcely discovered, Reflect, over and again, on the difficulty of finding Such a physical support providing all the […]