Fearlessness

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Shambala, The Sacred Path of the Warrior Chögyam Trungpa, 1984. 

“The mind of fearlessness should be put in the cradle of loving-kindness

and suckled with the profound and brilliant milk of eternal doubtlessness.

In the cool shade of fearlessness,

fan it with the fan of joy and happiness.

When it grows older,

with various displays of phenomena,

lead it to the self-existing playground.

When it grows older still,

in order to promote the primordial confidence,

lead it to the archery range of the warriors.

When it grows older still,

to awaken the primordial self-nature,

let it see the society of men which posses beauty and dignity.

Then the fearful mind can change into the warrior’s mind,

and that eternally youthful confidence can expand into space without beginning or end.

At that point it sees the Great Eastern Sun.”

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