Part 2: Why Wait for Spring?

The real work is to pay attention to and recognize what’s going on in inside — our mental states. We cannot let ourselves be ruled by subconscious conditioning.

It’s the basics for awakening. Recognize the wholesome for the wholesome. Recognize the unwholesome for the unwholesome. And you always know that the unwholesome state is unwholesome. You just aren’t admitting it. Om ah ra pa tsa na dhih. Hail to the wisdom that is ripening. (Manjushri mantra) This talk was given by Doug Duncan Sensei on Aug. 14, 2010 at Clear Sky Center, BC, Canada.