The Pocket Chogyam Trungpa by Chögyam Trungpa

By Chögyam Trungpa

Here is a treasury of 108 brief teachings through Chögyam Trungpa, essentially the most influential Buddhist academics of our time. Pithy and quick, those teachings handle quite a number themes, together with worry and fearlessness, accepting our imperfections, constructing self assurance, aiding others, appreciating our easy goodness, and lifestyle as a religious path.

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When we are "unconscious," the bio-survival circuit is turned off and doctors may cut us up without our attempting to flee or even crying out. EXERCIZES 1. Determine to enjoy this primitive circuit fully from now on. Play with yourself and others and the environment shamelessly, like a newborn baby. " 2. Never mind your diet—you will reach the optimum weight for your height when your brain is operating properly. Enjoy one really sweet and gooey desert every week. Diabetics, of course, should buy this goody in the non-sugar section.

It's safe out here! 52 Prometheus Rising Of course, on top of the hard-wired imprinting of the biosurvival circuit comes "softer" conditioning. " Every social animal has, in addition to the Darwinian "instinct" (genetic program) of self-preservation, a similar "instinct" to protect the gene-pool. This is the basis of altruism, and social animals could not survive without it. Wild dogs (and wolves) bark to warn the rest of the pack that an intruder is coming. Your domesticated dog identifies you as a pack-leader; he barks to warn you that an intruder is coming.

It is primarily concerned with sucking, feeding, cuddling, and body security. It retreats mechanically from the noxious or predatory—or from anything associated (by imprinting or conditioning) with the noxious or predatory. 2. The Anal Emotional-Territorial Circuit. This is imprinted in the "Toddling" stage when the infant rises up, walks about and begins to struggle for power within the family structure. This mostly mammalian circuit processes territorial rules, emotional games, or cons, pecking order and rituals of domination or submission.

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