Advice to a Close Disciple
Recognize all homelands as illusion.
Whenever thoughts of gems and money arise, take the seven Aryan riches as your treasure.
Seven Aryan riches – Arya means ‘superior being’. The seven riches on the path to ultimate awakening are faith, discipline, generosity, learning, moral behavior, modesty, and knowledge.
When thoughts of companionship arise, enjoy self-existing wisdom as your companion.
When thoughts of the guru arise, [see] him as inseparable from you, at the crown of your head. Meditate on him at the centre of your heart.
From A Hundred Tenets