誰可能是你的善知識 / 禪修的體驗

誰可能是你的善知識是一個謎。他可能是任何人,因此我們永遠不應低估任何個人。當然,怎樣識別在菩薩道上的善知識也有標準。從各方位、角度去觀察,能看到那個人擁有真正的慈悲心和具有寬廣豐富的菩薩正知正見。這樣的人是稀有的,但是當你找到這樣的善知識時,你真的要去珍惜,因為善知識是非常難能可貴的。甚至佛陀也說過,遇一位善知識比親見佛陀本人還要珍貴得多。

噶瑪

 

It is really a mystery who could be your spiritual friend. It could be anyone, so therefore we should never underestimate anyone. Of course, there are also guidelines in terms of identifying a spiritual friend who is on a Bodhisattva path. From every angle, from every corner, when you look at that person, that person has genuine compassion and a genuine wealth of a Bodhisattva’s ways of knowledge. Such a person is rare, but when you find this spiritual friend, you really have to cherish that, because that very friend is very precious… even Buddha has said that such a spiritual friend is far more precious than meeting the Buddha himself.

Karmapa

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禪修的體驗就像進入一個角色,像個人忘記了自己的本來身份。依止這種稱為禪修的方法,就像需要這個人進入那個一直以來他或她從來沒有意識到的本來面目。

瑪巴

 

The experience of meditation is like getting into a character, like someone who’s forgotten his or her identity. Relying on this method called meditation seems to require the person to get into that character, all the while not realising that that very character is him or herself.

Karmapa

(中文翻譯由本中心翻譯小組負責。若有錯漏,請見諒。節錄或載列文章內容以原文為準。)

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