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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

Ajahn Chah

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. 689 more words

It is the mind that is important - something that we can depend upon (as opposed to depending on external things) - Ajahn Chah

We should look at the mind as the important thing, something we can depend on, not at other external things.

- Ajahn Chah