Today’s Lamrim Quote – 3 October 2012

Kongpo Lama Yeshe Tsondru (1761 - 1816)

Kongpo Lama Yeshe Tsondru (1761 – 1816)

“Those who seem to be neutral at present, in many former lives have variously been friends and foes – they’ve done me harm in anger, and also, infinite times, done me good with love. Therefore, among all these migrating beings, which should I hate, and which should I be attached to? Let me now not discriminate liked and hated, but have equal mind towards all of them, as my friends.”

Verse 310-311 from The Essence of Nectar – Stages of the Path to Enlightenment by Kongpo Lama Yeshe Tsondru, as published in The Essential Nectar: Meditations on the Buddhist Path by Geshe Rabten. Edited and verse translation by Martin Wilson. Wisdom Publications (currently out of print).

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