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How to Become Enlightened Quickly .... and other Buddhist musings

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A number of years ago, I was approached by a fellow who said to me " Tell me one thing that I can do to become enlightened as I don't have time to study all of the scriptures and meditate."
"Certainly", I responded. "At the end of this lifetime, do not be reborn. Do you think that you can do that?"
"I don't think so", he answered.
"Then you better study and meditate" ~ Domo Geshe Rinpoche

"Vor einigen Jahren trat ein Mann mit der folgenden Aussage an mich heran: 'Bitte nenn mir ein Ding, das ich tun kann, um erleuchtet zu werden, denn ich habe nicht die Zeit, um alle Schriften zu studieren und zu meditieren.'
'Klar doch', sagte ich. 'Werde am Ende dieses Lebens nicht wiedergeboren. Meinst du, du kannst das schaffen?'
'Ich glaube nicht', antwortete er.
'Dann solltest du lieber studieren und meditieren.' - Domo Geshe Rinpoche ---

taken at the end of summer retreat 2015... this is about half o…