Many of the traditional teachings are like myth.
They were created to help us aim very high.
Once we aim for the best, we might achieve the average.
But in fact achieving the average is actually the goal!
Does anyone know what is Rinpoche trying to convey?
Often people latch on to these as literal, and so religions spring forth based around them, and so there's a forgetting to look behind the content for the teaching.
On the other hand these religions ensure the continued existence of these teachings, sometimes for many thousands of years!
The soup must digest, not the spoon. Not the extremes mouth-spoon but in the middle the soup. No holding on the silver spoon is feeding.
Same with teachings/practices for opening wisdom?
The four releances?
Sentient beings, self and others, enemies and dear ones-all are made by thoughts. It is like seeing a rope and mistaking it for a snake. We have been deluded by our thoughts. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.
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