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Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche teaches through verse, pointing out the essence of a teaching.  Enjoy the quotes.


Out of Confusion Into the Clear

KTGR looking outKhenpo Tsültrim
Gyamtso Rinpoche


Quote of the Week
February 15, 2013
How to Come Out of This Confusion and Into the Clear


This life is quite impermanent
It will definitely disappear
You think everything will stay just as it is -
How to come out from this confusion into the clear?
Cut the root of samsara's confused appearances
By meditating on the meaning of what you've heard
If you do this, you are so fortunate -
This is what it means to be lucky.


Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, a verse from the song What It Means To Be Lucky, sung extemporaneously on December 27, 1997, in the Garden of Translation near the Great Stupa of Boudhanath, Nepal. You can find this song at

Translated by Ari Goldfield