Mostly Buddhism, and a drawing, my practice. . .
I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together.
I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice.
This is the second weekly installment. To start at the beginning go here.
I am starting again with the preliminaries,which I haven’t read in a long while. Preliminaries are important concepts or truths. I take notes from Trungpa, but I translate all this into my current understanding, such as it is in any given moment. It is all I can ever do, which is why I continue to study these teachings.
Boddhichitta translates as an awakened mind-heart.
I relate to having an open heart as having compassion for the pain and suffering of even and maybe especially my enemy. Worst case scenarios are good for testing your ability to have…
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