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An Inspiation, I Hope :)

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Mingyur Rinpoche writes, "I'd like to say that everything got better once I was safely settled among the other participants in the three-year retreat.... On the contrary, however, my first year in retreat was one of the worst in my life. All the symptoms of anxiety I'd ever experienced--physical tension, tightness in the throat, dizziness, and waves of panic--attacked in full force. In Western terms, I was having a nervous breakdown. In hindsight, I can say that what I was actually going through was what I like to call a 'nervous breakthrough'."

May we all soon breakthrough and reach Enlightenment for the benefit of all! May these Teachings we have received from our Teachers come fully alive, now!

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