Clarity ~ Mingyur Rinpoche

My teachers described the clear light of mind as self-illuminating – like the flame of a candle, which is both a source of illumination and illumination itself. Clarity is part of the mind from the beginning, a natural awareness. You can’t develop it the way, for instance, you develop muscles through physical exercise. The only thing you have to do is acknowledge it, simply notice the fact that you’re aware.

Mingyur Rinpoche

from the book The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness

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