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May 12th, 2016

“We all get sick, lose people we love, and each of us will die. Our practice is not to try to get rid of this pain, which would be impossible. Rather, it is to avoid constricting around our pain, or blaming ourselves or others for it, or lashing out when we feel attacked.”

-Donald Rothberg

 

Book of Serenity Case #19: Unmon’s Mt. Sumeru
A monk asked Unmon, “Not a single thought arises: Is there any fault or not?”
Unmon said, “Mt. Sumeru.”

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