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June 22, 2010

Chogyam Trungpa: the Buddhist Recipe for Success.

It’s about 20 words…

The Buddhist Recipe for success  is also way more fun, personal, meaningful, and not a job—and it actually works, better, because your heart and intelligence are in your every action.

This had a big healthy influence on me as a young troublemaking but shy but outgoing but confused but sweet but arrogant young man:

This was an inspiring slogan in my youth, when I was arrogant (to my mind, free-willed) and inclined to distrust rules…it was inspiring to hear from the ultimate authority figure in my Buddhist born n’bred youth that a distrust of rules could be okay.

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“If you can maintain your sense of humor and a distrust of the rules laid down around you, there will be success.” ~VCTR.


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