True Perception: The Path of Dharma Art

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His pet peeve with Westerners was their tendency toward “idiot compassion.” Now the fruition of the progressive set and their dangerous idealism, with their malas and meditation, have brought a “pathological altruism” to a level of insanity, putting us all in harms’ way. “Compassion without wisdom” is idiotic, and “peace, love and light ” is for the “very spiritual naive.” That is what Trungpa was always telling us. Buddhist teachings encourage awareness of the fact that we could die at any moment.

Pages: 237

Publisher: Shambhala Publications; 2nd Revised edition edition (September 28, 2010)

ISBN: B00ET924F2

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