all bugged up : breathing in…

 

Echoes from Emptiness - Yeshe Tsogyal

 

breathing in

I smile

[lungs rattling, terrorist bugs at war with antibiotics, cough like a dying camel,
green goo by the spittoon-full, aching chest, watery eyes]

 

breathing out

I smile

[silence, stillness, serenity, pristine perfect, incorruptible, immovable,
unknowable Awareness – – – utterly unaffected]

 

breathing in, breathing out

being breathed

and

being bugged

 

I smile

 


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A deep bow to my Dharma namesake and inspiration, Yeshe Tsogyal


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5 thoughts on “all bugged up : breathing in…

  1. Leelah – “namesake”: a person or thing with the same name as another.

    Many years ago I was given the Dharma name Yeshe Dolma by a wonderful Lama who twigged that my abiding interest was “primordial wisdom” (Yeshe). The life and wisdom of Yeshe Tsogyal has always been such an inspiration for me.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yeshe_Tsogyal

    Thank you for your “loving de-buggment”!

    Smiling…

  2. I have read a book about her and other Buddhist women saints. It was written by a female American author who also wrote a lot about Chød

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