In order to attain the state of peace, one should be able, upright, straightforward, easy to speak to, gentle, and not proud."
.........compassion is the activity of emptiness . . . Compassionate action is the natural responsiveness of awareness free of self: no one there "doing" anything.
It's as if we are leaning into the next moment, leaning into the flow of phenomena, as if somehow the next breath, the next moment will provide resolution. . . . we attend to one experience in order to have the next"
the mind of no clinging is open and vast. It is receptive to everything, but holds on to nothing."
It is one thing to refrain from attachment to views as a way of avoiding endless arguments and thus abide more calmly amidst the opinions of the world; it is another to realize that attachment itself, to any view, is a contraction of the mind, a bond, a fetter."
"Sense pleasures, views and opinions, notions of self - these are the arenas of grasping that seduce us again and again."
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