By Rinpoche Cogyam Trungpa
Transcript of talks given via Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche on the moment Vajradhatu Seminary, Snowmass Village 1974.
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You are becoming part of the sangha. Finally. Does anybody have questions? Q: People come to you in this country wanting to be hermits a lot of the time, and you always say to work in the city and all that. I understand that there's another sense of being a hermit than just being in a cave in the mountain, of being a hermit in the city with a job and a wife and whatever. But I wondered, what are the possibilities of your American students becoming actual mountain hermits? Or is that totally out of the question?
Still, in English the word loneliness seems to have a feeling of_emotional desolation, almost abandonment. R: Well you could develop joy from that. That's precisely what we were talking about. The songs of Milarepa demonstrate both joy and loneliness at the same time. Q: Like when you're out in the rain, and things are so bad that all of a sudden you totally give tip, and you're so wet you figure you may as well take your clothes off? R: Anything you would like to think of [laughter] . Q: Is there a point at which confidence is unquestioning, or a sense of faith becomes comfortable and taken for granted?
Shamatha does not involve any metaphysical or philosophical demand on your intelligence or on your awareness, particularly. It is just being there in the present. You have a· lot of opportunities for that during 45 this particular period of sitting practice.