Today’s Lamrim Quote – 19 November 2012

Kyabje Yongzin Trijang Rinpoche (1901-1981)

Kyabje Yongzin Trijang Rinpoche (1901-1981)

“How to cultivate the patience that is unconcerned with respect to harm:
A) The offender’s lack of control
B) The inappropriateness of anger given that he has no control
C) The scriptural source for this
D) How anger is inappropriate if one thinks of one’s own karma
E) Consequently, the appropriateness of being patient as if it were a medical examination

How to cultivate the patience that accepts suffering:
A) Countering the categorical aversion to suffering that arises
B) Considering the positive qualities of suffering itself
C) It is not difficult if you familiarize yourself in small steps”

From OUTLINE of Middle Length Lam-Rim with Trijang Rinpoche’s Additional Outlines by Lama Tsongkhapa (and Trijang Rinpoche). Translated by Philip Quarcoo. Unpublished DRAFT translation (May 2012) by FPMT, Inc. Download the PDF here.

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