The self is always causing us pain

Screen Shot 2012-11-11 at 8.13.38 AM“It is important to see, in the end, the root of all our suffering, all our pain, all our confusion is our own self-clinging, our sense of self-importance. That self is always causing us pain. There is no other root cause. It is just ego–that flash of “I” that’s the central reference point in our personal universe. No matter what we’re doing, our actions always come from and reflect back to this sense of self-consciousness. It’s the starting point of duality, the splitting apart of what’s naturally whole.” –Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

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About Dawa

I am a student of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Dharma. My intention with this blog is to write down all that I have learned along the way, in hopes that you will also find something to be helpful on your path, should you happen to find me. Love & Light!
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