Compassion. Berlin Dzogchen Retreat, 1994
My own teacher said to me again and again, “Nothing is special. It’s all just the same.” And if one gets the point of this, one actually realizes it as a living practice. And then compassion towards all sentient beings is maintained by exactly not acting in a way that pays attention to what they identify as the specific causes of their problems. Because that is not the real cause of the problem.
Berlin Dzogchen Retreat 2
19-20 February 1994
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