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Halloween Quotes: Chogyam Trungpa on Fear and Fearlessness

posted by Ethan Nichtern

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posted by Ethan Nichtern

What better time than All-Hallows’-Eve for halloween quotes about fear and fearlessness? What better teacher than Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche. Happy Halloween everyone! Go to the places that scare you, homies.

(ugly Golden Buddha costume from buycostumes.com – I dare you to wear it)

“When you are frightened by something, you have to relate with fear, explore why you are frightened, and develop some sense of conviction. You can actually look at fear. Then fear ceases to be the dominant situation that is going to defeat you.  Fear can be conquered. You can be free from fear if you realize that fear is not the ogre. You can step on fear, and therefore, you can attain what is known as fearlessness. But that requires that, when you see fear, you smile.”

-Chogyam Trungpa
Great Eastern Sun



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bob hill

posted October 31, 2009 at 8:37 pm


“…you can attain what is known as fearlessness. But that requires that, when you see fear, you smile.”
A thousand deep bows…



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posted November 2, 2009 at 4:11 am


I don’t think that consciously diving into horror movies really serves any spiritual purpose.
If folks want to conquer fears, I think that can certainly serve a spiritual purpose.
But there are some cautions there too. Some of the pursuit of conquering fear really just becomes a suppression of emotion.
The real way to conquer fear is to meditate daily, practice the spiritual life and bring love and peace into us. That is what kills fear.



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posted November 19, 2009 at 6:53 am


Chogyam Trungpa is also called laughind buddha.People can also think that by making this at your home you can gat peace of mind and get money and fearless nature from this.
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