Rinpoche on offering


Here is a short quote from Dzongsar Khyentse that will easily remind us of the whole path towards enlightenment.

“By offering no more than a single flower petal to the Buddha we accumulate merit, and if that merit is then dedicated to the ultimate happiness of all sentient beings, it is multiplied billions of times over. 

flower3 If we then apply the wisdom of emptiness by considering the flower (the offering), the Buddha (the one to whom the offering is made), and ourselves (the one making the offering) to be nothing more than illusions, not only do we accumulate an enormous amount of merit, but also tremendous wisdom.  And this is how offering a single flower petal can lead us to wisdom.” — Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

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Many blessings!
Neo

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