None of us will deny the importance that our families, friends and communities have in our lives. We know that on a very visceral level.
Connections are important. The impact those connections have on us is important. Some people can shift our perspective, who we are and how we act in ways that we ourselves could not imagine.
Thuk means heart, or even awakened mind.
Dam means connection or commitment. Samaya.
Together these two evoke something very personal. Something sacred.
They draw out the very root of your personal practice.
If you do not possess thukdam, I believe you can do great things in this world. You can make incredible progress and benefit a lot of people.
If you possess thukdam, I can say that you will truly make an impact and change a human life.
What is the root of your practice?