Ringu Tulku Rinpoche
Teachings on Bodhicharyavatara
Chapter 7: Diligence
In these verses Rinpoche begins to explain why it is that a Bodhisattva doesn’t experience suffering in the same way as ordinary people do. The verses tell us that wisdom is accumulated through seeing the harm caused by negative actions, abandoning the kleshas and practising Dharma. This brings peace, joy and the capacity to remain in samsara without suffering.
Working to benefit others is a training, and when we stop resisting and turn our minds to that, we will find it comes naturally to us––therefore it is not a hardship.
This in itself brings merit and exhausts negative karma, so why not?
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