February 23rd, 2015

Distraction

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It is important to be aware of the state of our minds, aware of our pedal and spin into endless distraction, only to find our life has passed us by.

The practice of awareness is to continually bring ourselves back to the totality and beauty of now and live now, right here in the present moment.

‘Don’t be like the pigeon in the tibetan proverb, he spends all night fussing about, making his bed, and dawn comes up before he has even had time to go to sleep.’

Sogyal Rinpoche

‘Human beings spend all their lives preparing, preparing, preparing … only to meet the next life unprepared.’

Drakpa Gyaltsen