For all the notions of "black magic" that cloak it (it's not hard to cause an avalanche in mountainous areas ), the story of Milarepa is an inspiration to any Buddhist who regrets the sway of the Three Poisons over their karma. The point seems to be that the young Milarepa, with his family blood feud, couldn't have done much worse with himself, yet he apparently ended up with realisation light years beyond what many (who might feel inspired by his story) would happily settle forKonchokZoepa wrote:i regret that im not milarepa.
JKhedrup wrote:I also regret that I smoked for 2 years (quit before I became a monk). Certainly damaged my channels during that time.
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