By Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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Nevertheless, if you get on the highway you may not have enough power to speed along as much as you want. So the interesting point is that the hinayana is a slowing-down process. But you are still taking a journey on the spot, in some sense. And you do not become too ambitious, taking a big load or taking too many passengers in your vehicle, since your engine is so limited in power. So you are reduced into being very definite and precise. The idea of the hinayana approach is trying to prevent any possibilities of frivolity.
There is not enough idealism. You have a lot of idealism when you have lots of comfort, or at least some kind of comfort. But when you are actually cornered, like in the Eldorado Lodge, when you are pushed into those little rooms with other people, you begin to feel very frustrated that you cannot exercise your New Yorkness or San Francisconess. That seems to be a problem which exists throughout the world. You are not particularly stuck on that problem. We are discussing how to take refuge, how to become a refugee-which actually has not happened.
That involves a lot of deception. I couldn't suggest anything better than that. Q: Could I say one more thing? R: Sure. Q: I'll put it at the heaviest that it comes down. To put it personally so I am not holding back, my father had a couple of heart attacks and he is waiting to kick off. " He is trying to teach me how to die.
1975 Seminary Transcripts of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche