Friday, November 23, 2012

Avoid doubt. Here's how (video)

CC Liu and Xochitl, Wisdom Quarterly; quotes by Lotusing (Myo Edizioni)
(Mind Blow #53) Life is an endless series of interesting nonsense. Choose mindfulness.
I used to doubt. I used to dream in place of knowing. I used to fear. I used to worry without experiencing.

Knowing-and-seeing removes all doubt. There was never anything to fear -- but ignorance. And even fearing that makes no sense.
"People create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true."
The way of the Buddha is the way of transcendent wisdom. But transcending, or "going beyond," is no easy practice.

There's an instant, albeit temporary, way. Mindfulness. Stay here right now. It is safe in this moment. Danger starts when we leave the infinite NOW.

That sounds mystical and mumbo-jumboey. Just be. Becoming takes care of itself. Huh? Practice. Buddhism is a practice.
Books are a start but a teacher may become necessary (

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