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6. Portia Nelson, quoted in Charles L. Whitfield, M.D., Healing the

Child Within (Orlando, FL: Health Communications, 1989).

7. "Eternity" in Blake: Complete Writings, edited by Geoffrey Keynes

(Oxford and New York: OUP, 1972), 179.

8. Alexandra David-Neel and Lama Yongden, The Superhuman Life

of Gesar of Ling (Boston: Shambhala, 1987), Introduction.

9. In the Samadhirajasutra, quoted in Ancient Futures: Learning from

Ladakh, Helena Norbert-Hodge (London: Rider, 1991), 72.

10. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, Life in Relation to Death (Cottage

Grove, OR: Padma Publishing, 1987), 28.

11. His Holiness the Dalai Lama, A Policy of Kindness: An Anthology

of Writings by and about the Dalai Lama (Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion, 1990),

113-14.

12. In Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by

Stephen Mitchell (New York: Vintage Books, 1986), 92.

13. A famous verse by Milarepa, quoted by Patrul Rinpoche in his

Kunzang Lamé Shyalung

4. THE NATURE OF MIND

1. Dudjom Rinpoche, Calling the Lama from Afar (London: Rigpa,

1980).

2. Chögyam Trungpa, The Heart of the Buddha (Boston: Shambhala,

1991), 23.

3. In this book, the ordinary mind, Sem, is referred to as "mind,"

and the essential innermost pure awareness, Rigpa, is referred to as

the "nature of mind."

4. Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche (Nyoshul Khenpo), Rest in Natural Great

Peace: Songs of Experience (London: Rigpa, 1989), 4.

5. John Myrdhin Reynolds, Self-Liberation through Seeing the Naked

Awareness (New York: Station Hill, 1989), 10.

5. BRINGING THE MIND HOME

1. Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path, White Clouds (Berkeley, CA: Parallax

Press, 1991), 121.

2. The ferocious wild animals that were a threat in ancient times

have today been replaced by other dangers: our wild and uncontrolled

emotions.

3. Marion L. Matics, Entering the Path of Enlightenment: The Bodhicaryavatara

of the Buddhist Poet Shantideva (London: George, Allen and

Unwin, 1971), 162.

4. This direct encounter with mind's innermost nature leads to the

more advanced practices of meditation, such as Mahamudra and

Dzogchen. I hope in a future book to be able to explore in greater

depth the precise way in which the path of meditation develops

through Shamatha and Vipashyana to Dzogchen.

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