Mind creates both samsara and nirvana.  Yet there is nothing much to it. It is just thoughts.  Once we recognize that thoughts are empty, the mind will not longer have the power to deceive us. (Dilgo Khyentse)

Mind creates both samsara and nirvana. Yet there is nothing much to it. It is just thoughts. Once we recognize that thoughts are empty, the mind will not longer have the power to deceive us. (Dilgo Khyentse)

At Sāvatthī.   Then the Venerable Rādha approached the Blessed One, paid homage to him, sat down to one side, and said to him:  “Venerable sir, it is said, ‘Māra, Māra.’  In what way, venerable sir, might Māra be?”  “When there is form, Rādha, there might be Māra, or the killer, or the one who is killed.  Therefore, Rādha, see form as Māra, see it as the killer, see it as the one who is killed.  See it as a disease, as a tumour, as a dart, as misery, as real misery.  Those who see it thus…

At Sāvatthī. Then the Venerable Rādha approached the Blessed One, paid homage to him, sat down to one side, and said to him: “Venerable sir, it is said, ‘Māra, Māra.’ In what way, venerable sir, might Māra be?” “When there is form, Rādha, there might be Māra, or the killer, or the one who is killed. Therefore, Rādha, see form as Māra, see it as the killer, see it as the one who is killed. See it as a disease, as a tumour, as a dart, as misery, as real misery. Those who see it thus…

Food for Thought: “My Second Life” (My “First Life” was shaped from birth by society, TV, music, etc., but in “My Second Life”, I get to shape my own reality)

Food for Thought: “My Second Life” (My “First Life” was shaped from birth by society, TV, music, etc., but in “My Second Life”, I get to shape my own reality)

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