Practice Grounded in Experience

rainbowtwo:

'It is essential that our understanding be translated into practice, not with an idealistic vision that we suddenly will become totally loving and compassionate, but with a willingness to be just who we are and start from there. Then our practice is grounded in the reality of our experience,…

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"Never apologize for showing feeling, my friend. Remember that when you do so, you apologize for truth."

Benjamin Disraeli (via rainysolitude)

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bobberinspiration:

Harley-Davidson bobber motorcycle

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afghangster:

people romanticize growing up in the 90s but we had our struggles 


Lol omg so true

afghangster:

people romanticize growing up in the 90s but we had our struggles 

Lol omg so true

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Only the Miracle of Truth

rainbowtwo:

'One of his followers urged the Buddha to perform a miracle in order to attract some nonbelievers. The Buddha replied:

"I detest and will not undertake the so-called miracles of magic power and divination. I and my followers attract non-believers only by the miracle of truth."’

- Diamond Sutra, The Buddha Speaks, A book of guidance from the Buddhist scriptures edited by Anne Bancroft.

By attraction rather than promotion.

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Sometimes Ram Das is creeptastic

In that Bob

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"Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion."

Buddha (via thecalminside)

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That was fast.

I just got asked to be a temp sponsor.

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"Not everyone you lose is a loss."

Unknown (via nguyenlisa)

I’m glad I walked away.

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