The need to rouse our diligence ~ Thrangu Rinpoche

The moment we say, “I’ve been born,” someone can reply, “Yes, and you are going to die. The sign of your approaching death has already appeared.” We may think that we can put our feet up, relax for a while, and take it easy, but that’s not how it is. Instead, we need to realize, “I need to practice the instructions that will help me at the time of death. I don’t have much time. I need to be diligent about this.” We absolutely need to rouse our diligence.

Thrangu Rinpoche

from the book Advice from a Yogi: An Explanation of a Tibetan Classic on What Is Most Important

translated by Thrangu Dharmakara Translation Collab

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