Flow

All the Buddha’s teachings just had this single object —
To Carry us beyond the stage of thought.
Now, if I accomplish cessation of my thinking,
What use to me the Dharmas Buddha taught?

-Ancient proverb

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2 responses to “Flow

  1. ah but if it were merely an issue of stopping thought then a severe blow to the head would suffice!

  2. “Stopping thought” is the only thought you can have to exercise free will. You cannot reason into it and cannot be done without guidance from a disciplined master.

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