Usually we shy away from the real experience of life, and we don’t want to be woken up. But at this point, we have to acknowledge that we should be woken up completely. We should be completely wakeful, utterly wakeful. We need to experience the possibility that we can be woken up!
Excerpted from: Milarepa: Lessons from the Life and Songs of Tibet’s Great Yogi by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, page 52