By Trungpa, Rinpoche Chogyam
"transcript of talks given by means of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche on the fourth Vajradhatu Seminary, a twelve-week interval of in depth meditation and learn, held at Land O'Lakes, Wisconsin September-November 1976"
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Any problems with that? Q: Q: Well, I don't really understand what egolessness is full of. R: Q: Full of egolessness! Like the new moon. But is the dharma of egolessness empty? R: It's full of emptiness. Q: So there are no dharmas within no ego? R: Everything. There are all dharmas within no ego? R: All dharmas are there, but, they are all empty and full at the same time, which is not problematical at all. It's full and empty at once. Q: Well, I just admit defeat, that's all. R: We could talk about this more intensely if you like.
To Tibetans, but not to Americans. " I don't want a cup of tea, so I accept your not giving me a cup of tea. " Accepting that nothing is a confirmation. I'm sure you've experienced that. If somebody was about to hit you and you said, "Please don't hit me," and the person didn't-that means they've hit you already. But they don't actually want to hit you in rejection. Therefore their not hitting you is an acceptance of you at the same time. Any problems with that? Q: Q: Well, I don't really understand what egolessness is full of.
We are going through the practice and disciplines of the regular old-fashioned buddhist approach-very ordinary, very basic. Discipline. " Discipline begins to evolve and develop, because you are not particularlytrying to fight any kind ofenemy, you are not trying to conquer anything at all. We are here for what? That's it-for what? That is the question as well as the answer, both at the same time. That is analogous to the nature of discipline. khrim). " We translate tsiiltim into English as "discipline" -maybe we should question the use of the English word "discipline" as a buddhist term.
1976 Seminary Transcripts: Hinayana - Mahayana by Trungpa, Rinpoche Chogyam