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See the limitations - Ajahn Chah quote for #meditation and reflection

“Do you expect everybody to say only pleasant things to you all your life?

Is that possible? No, it’s not. The world is simply like this, we must know the world – – know the truth of this world. 67 more words

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If you let go a little, you’ll have a little happiness. If you let go a lot, you’ll have a lot of happiness. If you let go completely, you’ll be completely happy!

Ajahn Chah

Composing Your World

I never manifested much of a musical talent, nor did I ever learn to draw or paint, but starting in my early 30s, I developed an interest in music, the visual arts and other subjects that didn’t interest me greatly during my childhood and adolescence. 204 more words

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Ajahn Chah explains a principle from the Shurangama Sutra

When a Theravadan Buddhist teacher can explain a principle from a Mahayana Sutra just from his own wisdom without ever having read the Sutra – then this means that the teaching is correct – Theravada and Mahayana are in harmony and are mututally supporting and strengthening each other. 687 more words