Pointing out instructions and commitments

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conebeckham
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Re: Pointing out instructions and commitments

Post by conebeckham » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:26 am

Virgo wrote:
Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:44 pm
conebeckham wrote:
Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:31 pm
Yes, of course. And one has to put them to use, needless to say. Pointing Out is merely opening a door.
It is opening a door for the individual to discover the teachings themselves, that they have received from a master. This is how it works.

Kevin
Yes, but I was thinking more along the lines of an actual recognition being merely the first step. The “instructions” are methods, we could say, to “re-open” that door for or by ourselves, provided we make the effort to employ the instructions, or to “practice.”
དམ་པའི་དོན་ནི་ཤེས་རབ་ཆེ་བ་དང་།
རྟོག་གེའི་ཡུལ་མིན་བླ་མའི་བྱིན་རླབས་དང་།
སྐལ་ལྡན་ལས་འཕྲོ་ཅན་གྱིས་རྟོགས་པ་སྟེ།
དེ་ནི་ཤེས་རབ་ལ་ནི་ལོ་རྟོག་སེལ།།


"Absolute Truth is not an object of analytical discourse or great discriminating wisdom,
It is realized through the blessing grace of the Guru and fortunate Karmic potential.
Like this, mistaken ideas of discriminating wisdom are clarified."
- (Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche, from his summary of "The Ocean of Definitive Meaning")

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Re: Pointing out instructions and commitments

Post by Virgo » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:56 am

conebeckham wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:26 am
Yes, but I was thinking more along the lines of an actual recognition being merely the first step. The “instructions” are methods, we could say, to “re-open” that door for or by ourselves, provided we make the effort to employ the instructions, or to “practice.”
Yes.

Kevin
ངོ་རང་ཐོག་ཏུ་སྤྲད། །
ཐག་གཅིག་ཐོག་ཏུ་བཅད། །
གདེང་གྲོལ་ཐོག་ཏུ་བཅའ། །


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