Friday, June 26, 2020

Change (Ajahn Chah)

Ajahn Chah ( via Ven. Sujato, Ellie Askew, Wisdom Quarterly

Not yet. We must realize dukkha and anatta, too.
Conditions exist through change. We can’t prevent it. Just think, Could we exhale without inhaling? Would it even feel good? Or could we just inhale? We want things to be permanent, but that can’t be. It’s impossible.

Radical impermanence
Anicca (the impermanent nature of things) is the first of the "Three Characteristics of Existence." By realizing this truth, in most texts, the other two characteristics (the disappointing and impersonal nature of things) are derived. Realization of the three leads to awakening. More

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