Chögyam Trungpa

In meditation practice, people sometimes equate dwelling in bewilderment with a meditative state of being. They may confuse being spaced out with experiencing openness and relaxation. They may try to make bewilderment into a comfortable home or nest in their practice. We often have a tendency to try to solidify our confusion as the proof that we exist. This happens not just in meditation but in many aspects of life.

Excerpted from:

“Galaxies of Stars, Grains of Sand,” in Mindfulness in Action: Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness
by Chögyam Trungpa,

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