It is not saying everything is transient and without the slightest meaning. I often see samsara being used to mean life in general. It doesn’t mean life in general. Samsara means the weary round of rebirth driven by ignorance of our true nature beyond thought, clinging to wrong views, getting caught up in the complications of our confused thinking that turns all we do into karmic actions that bring about further entrapment in samsara – the weary round of rebirth and falling into the sufferings of the six realms. Continue reading Does giving up Samsara mean giving up on life in general?
Lama Shenpen discusses working with desire, aversion and indifference with a meditation student. “…what we are grasping is not graspable. That is what we have to notice – that is an Ah-ha moment.” Continue reading Student’s Question: Grasping at the Ungraspable