When the Buddha studied with many different teachers, he found their methods flawed, but he did not disparage or disparage them. Through his humble and respectful attitude, he reaped many benefits while studying with them, although he realized that their methods were far from perfect.
Don’t blame others. If they misbehave, you don’t need to hurt yourself. If you show them their mistake, but they still don’t correct, then leave them alone.
When Buddha Studying with many different teachers, he found their methods flawed, but he did not disparage or disparage them. Through his humble and respectful attitude, he reaped many benefits while studying with them, although he realized that their methods were far from perfect. But because he was still not enlightened, he did not criticize or try to teach them. After his enlightenment, he remembered his old teachers with respect and wanted to share his enlightenment with them.
True love is wisdom. But the kind of love that most people think is just a temporary emotion. If you eat well every day, you will also find it boring. In the same way, that love eventually turns to disgust and sorrow. That worldly happiness is binding and is always associated with suffering, like a policeman following a thief.
Peace of mind in a leisurely life
However, we cannot suppress or suppress those emotions. We just shouldn’t cling to or identify with them. Okay, then we are always in the Dharma. Two people love each other, but in the end one of them has to go or die. To mourn, to remember forever, to cling to something that has changed is suffering, not love. When we realize this truth, there is no longer need or want, then wisdom and true love – love beyond craving – will pervade our world.
Learn from life
Boredom is not real. If we look closely, we will see that the mind is always fluctuating and therefore we always have work to do.
Do chores by yourself such as cleaning up after meals, doing housework carefully and with righteous thoughts, without slamming the dishes or slamming the door. Doing so will help you develop concentration and make meditation easier. Thanks to that, you can also know if you really are live in righteous thoughts not or still immersed in afflictions.
If you are a Westerner, your lifestyle is usually more rushed, so your happiness, suffering and afflictions are also more diverse and complex. But if you practice properly, then because you have to deal with more problems, your wisdom will develop more later on.
Excerpt: “Quiet Mind” – Zen Master Achaan Chah