By Thrangu Rinpoche, Geshe Lharampa, Peter Roberts
Sri Satguru courses a non secular Biography Of Rechungpa: according to The Radiance Of knowledge, The existence And Liberation Of The Ven. Rechung Dorje Drak
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He said that he actually wanted to go and meet the famous Milarepa and his pupil Rechungpa. " He then sang a spiritual song to all the people in this guest house saying that if they didn't use their precious human birth, it would be a great loss. He told them the mind is like a jewel, and if the mind is allowed to fall into samsara, that would be a great waste. The teachings of the guru are like amriita and if one is lazy and doesn't practice, then that also is a great waste. Furthermore, one's body is like an image of the Buddha, and if one just wastes it, then that also is a great loss.
He is not busy in that he doesn't have work to do. But he has to be very careful and wary of hunters. I Rechung Dorje Drak am sometimes busy and sometimes not. I'm busy wandering from place to place and I'm not busy in that I don't have any work to do. But I have to be very careful and wary of the Lord of Death. You are like a miserly person, but you don't have to waste your precious human existence. Life is not very long, and so you should use that time well. Giving me some food would be very beneficial for you.
Rechungpa then -39- A Spiritual Biography of Rechungpa explained that to practice the dharma, one needed first to find a good teacher. When one has found a good teacher, the next thing to do was to receive all of the teachings from that lama. After having received these teachings, one should then practice them properly. If one can do all of these three things, then one could achieve Buddhahood in one lifetime. Following these instructions this monk became a very good dharma practitioner, great meditator, and siddha.
A Spiritual Biography of Rechungpa: Based on the Radiance of Wisdom, the Life and Liberation of the Ven. Rechung Dorje Drak by Thrangu Rinpoche, Geshe Lharampa, Peter Roberts