Posted by: Upāsaka | 05/23/2019

Regarding the World

“So too, bhikkhus, whatever ascetics and brahmins in the past … in the future … at present regard that in the world with a pleasant and agreeable nature as permanent, as happiness, as self, as healthy, as secure: they are nurturing craving. In nurturing craving … they are not freed from suffering, I say.

What would the Tolles and Sadhgurus of the world make of this utterance? What about the New Age hucksters selling their wares in the aprisionado marketplace? The Dhamma goes against the stream which is why it gets such short shrift (in its pure form) from secularists and sophists alike.

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