Posted by: Upāsaka | 06/09/2019

Restraint

Image result for building a dam by hand

When you simply ride with your impulses, you don’t understand their force. They’re like the currents below the surface of a river: only if you try to build a dam across the river will you detect those currents and appreciate how strong they are.

-Thanissaro Bhikkhu

https://tricycle.org/magazine/dignity-restraint/


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