Everything that we think exists, or does not exist, or both or neither — all these things are fabrications of our mind. We fabricate them and then we become attached to our fabrications. But we don’t realize they are our own fabrications. - Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche
Monday 26 August 2019 (HKT)

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