Thursday, December 16, 2010

Letting Go

Letting go of attachment may be one of the hardest, yet most worthwhile things one can ever do.  Such a sense of liberation from the suffering of a loss, though it be years in the making, is both scary and rewarding. Don't know exactly how to proceed, but will strive on with diligence.  Am just now beginning to grasp the undeniable truth behind Shantideva's words in the Way of the Bodhisattva:

More to come shortly on my profound experience of the live webcast of the Kagyu Monlam Chenmo in Bodhgaya, India, late last night.  For now, though, let me simply quote from the King of Aspirations, a prayer which we recited and which i hope to integrate into my newly forming daily practice:

Sarva Mangalam (May all be auspicious)!  May this merit i share bear fruit, and may all beings benefit!

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