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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: SHRINKING BALL OF OUR WORLDLY ENDEAVORS
vertical line Posted on Apr.15.2007 @ 01:06PM EDT by stephen

Emptiness is just another way of looking at infinite space. Our monkey mind traps us in a shrinking ball of our worldly endeavors. Tighter and tighter, smaller and smaller till any reasonable view is gone and we lose all wisdom. Meditation is about a release of the ball’s tension. It is about finding the never ending space between our commitments and sufferings: knowing all is relative. Buddhism is about now, not about pie in the sky by and by. MU


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