Cyclic Existence

Cyclic existence, the karmic creation and exhaustion of
actions over many lives, self replicates and gives rise
to a sense of stability and safety that it does not possess.
The recycling of samsara gives an unreliable sensation of
familiarity that lulls ordinary beings into compliance with
an ever-evolving samsaric structure. This circling is all
illusory appearance that does not fulfill the promise it seems
to make as the excellent support of higher training toward
samsaric perfection. The sense of familiarity and learning
through experience gives rise to a sense of progress that is
by nature without essence.
excerpt Mystery of Emptiness & Love
Hermitage Buddhist Publishing 2009
Domo Geshe Rinpoche

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