Listen to the salutation to the
Look to this day for it is life,
the very life of life,
In it lies all the verities and realities of existence.
bliss of growth, the
splendour of beauty,
yesterday is but a dream
and tomorrow is
only a vision,
today well spent makes every yesterday
dream of happiness
every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Look well therefore to this day.
Such is the salutation to the
The concept of Shambhala is said to have outer, inner,
and alternative meanings.
The outer meaning understands Shambhala to
exist as a physical place, although only individuals with the appropriate karma
can reach it and experience it as such.
The inner and alternative
meanings refer to more subtle understandings of what Shambhala represents in
terms of one's own body and mind (inner), and during meditative practice
These two types of symbolic
explanations are generally passed on orally from teacher to
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