"When understood, the Buddha’s universe..is anything but alien and inhibiting. It is a world full of hope, where everything we need to do can be done and everything that matters is within human reach. It is a world where kindness, unselfishness, non-violence, and compassion achieve what self-interest and arrogance cannot. It is a world where any human can be happy in goodness and the fullness of giving." ❦ Eknath Easwara

September 7, 2011

"Nostalgia for Samsara is Full of Shit"

"Trungpa Rinpoche once said:

'Renunciation is realizing that nostalgia for samsara is full of shit.'

Renunciation is realizing that our nostalgia for wanting to stay in a protected, limited petty world is insane. One you begin to get the feeling of how big the world is and how vast our potential for realizing life is, then you really begin to understand renunciation.”

Pema Chodron – The Wisdom of No Escape.
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