I don’t give a damn ~ Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

If we could not be bought by praise or defeated by criticism, we would have incredible strength. We would be extraordinarily free, there would be no more unnecessary hopes and fears, sweat and blood and emotional reactions. We would finally be able to practice “I don’t give a damn.” Free from chasing after, and avoiding other people’s acceptance and rejection, we would be able to appreciate what we have in the present moment.

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

from the book What Makes You Not a Buddhist

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