Parinirvana

“‘Awareness’ is the quintessential teaching of the Buddha–from the awareness of cool air as you breath in and then out, to the profound awareness of natural perfection. And with boundless compassion and courage, the sole purpose and activity of all the buddhas it is to ring the alarm bell that brings us to this awareness.

With enough merit, the passing of this great being can be interpreted as the ringing of that alarm bell, and a timely reminder of all the teachings, from the simple truth of impermanence, all the way up to the realization of unobstructed compassion.”
-Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on the Parinirvana of Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, via The Chronicles Project

Thinley Norbu Rinpoche

Thinley Norbu Rinpoche

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