Thursday, March 31, 2005


Only our own searching for happiness prevents us from seeing it. It is like a vivid rainbow which you pursue without ever catching it, or a dog chasing its own tail. Although peace and happiness do not exist as an actual thing or place, they are always available, and accompany you every instant.

-- Lama Gendun Rinpoche (1918 - 1997)

Lama Gendun Rinpoche was the meditation master and spiritual director of Dhagpo Kagyu Ling, which he founded in France in 1975. Rejoicing in Merit -- though brief -- contains some of his key teachings.

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