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Lions Roar : July 2012
SHAMBHALA SUN JULY 2012 63 shortcut. It’s not dangerous to buddha mind itself, but it may lead to self-deception, the opposite of being genuine. This is often a problem the longer you have been practicing, especially if you become an instructor or a spiritual model of some kind for others. Then you really feel that you have to dem- onstrate some accomplishment, and you may begin to panic if you don’t find anything in yourself that qualifies. People are looking to you for advice. They may be watching your every move, or so you think. They may ask you, “What was it like Boredom is genuinely helpful in ventilating our minds. The point of meditation is obviously not to encourage or enshrine our confusion, so getting really bored with our storylines, posi- tive and negative, helps us clarify our confusion immensely. Of course, the path of meditation is not designed to deter us from commitment, confidence, and positive achievements in life. Meditation is not a nihilistic enterprise. But the approach of col- lecting credentials rather than wearing them out is problematic. It is very dangerous to try to con buddha mind, hoping to find a