All living beings seek happiness and the causes and conditions of happiness and wish to avoid suffering and the causes and conditions of suffering. That natural intelligence is a sign of the buddhanature and is known as the natural disposition toward enlightenment.
The activation of that natural disposition into actual movement toward enlightenment starts when you begin to connect the dots, meaning, when you identify the cause of suffering and pain and the cause of happiness and liberation and begin to take steps to overcome that which creates suffering. That is known as the development disposition, and that is what fuels our path and is what begins to blossom by entering the path to awakening
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche