"No tree becomes rooted and sturdy unless many a wind assails it. For by its very tossing it tightens its grip and plants its roots more securely; the fragile trees are those that have grown in a sunny valley." --Seneca the Younger (57 BCE- 65 AD)
"Everything is an illusion. Life is like a big dream." --Buddha Shakyamuni
I have just started to learn the Tibetan alphabet - I have a picture of it, a video of pronunciation, and I have just been given a link where both are together - and now more help! Now, i just need to store it all in my brain instead of just the first letter.......
"Meditation is familiarisation with realisation" Jigten Sumgon Gonchig: The Single Intent, the Sacred Dharma "Oh great bodhisattva, you ought to understand the quintessence in this way: Whatever appears is one in its suchness. It cannot be falsified by anyone. The sovereign of unconceptualised sameness dwells in the spirit of the Dharmakaya which cannot be cognised." The All Creating Sovereign, Mind of Perfect Purity.