Posted by: Upāsaka | 03/21/2019

We Are All on Death Row

[S]eeking revenge is self-defeating. Since death is definite and the time is indefinite, wanting to harm others makes no sense. It is like the squabbling of prisoners condemned to death.

Transforming Adversity into Joy and Courage: An Explanation of the Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas

How silly is it never to have seen this before? We are all condemned to death here and yet we would spend our time quarreling with one another?

May we do our best to give away whatever we have that can be of aside or give succor.


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