Desire is compelling and blind

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA“Desire is compelling and blind. It has the power to intoxicate, to make us enthusiastic at the same time that is diminishes our capacity for clear thinking. I’m sure you know the feeling. The point is that we need to understand how desire works with the mechanism of cause and effect. When the energy of desire combines with the force of our habitual patterns, we need to remember our other desire — for individual freedom — and invoke our rebel buddha mind; otherwise, we may end up lost in the wilderness or bankrupt in a foreign country.”

— Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche “Rebel Buddha”

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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