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  Posted on Aug.17.2009 @ 07:39PM EDT by chontri

O monks, even if you have insight that is pure and clear but you cling to
it, fondle it and treasure it, depend on it and are attached to it, then you
do not understand... continue...

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REALIZE THIS AND GRASP AT NOTHING
A student asked:
-For all the different people who have come to listen to your words, please
tell us about the way you have found and know.
The Buddha answered:
-When you take things it is because of a thirst, a clinging and a grasping.
You should lose that, and lose it altogether, above, below, around, and within.
It makes no difference what it is you are grasping. When you grasp, you are
losing your freedom. Realize this and grasp at nothing. Then you will cease
being a creature of attachment, tied to the power of death.


 



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