Kalu Rinpoche Quotes

Most popular Kalu Rinpoche Quotes

There has always been the pure nature of mind and there has always been fundamental ignorance in the mind.
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Just as the mute person has trouble describing the taste of sugar, we have trouble describing the nature of mind.
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mind analogy

The Emptiness of mind is the ocean; the luminosity of mind is the sunlit ocean; and the unimpeded dynamic quality of mind is the waves of the sunlit ocean.
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The nature of mind is like empty space, like the sky, which at present is filled with clouds and fog and mist and periodically has all kinds of activity such as hailstorms, snowstorms, rainstorms and thunder and lightning.
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When we speak of mind, we speak of something that is not a thing in itself. In its most fundamental sense, mind is not something we can limit. We cannot say it has a particular shape, size or location, color or form, or any other limiting characteristic.