To discover the truth of the concept of self and other is to discover the truth of our essential nature, which is that of pure and indivisible consciousness, also known as love. 300 more words
To my knowledge, this practice is a unique teaching. As in the previous practice, Christ taught that we should rejoice when we are persecuted; yogic teachings herald Buddhist teachings in that we should be wary of our reputations, or fame, for they are transitory and illusory. But this teaching goes beyond the simple fact of our persecution to what we can learn from it. To that extent, at least, I take this teaching to mean something I have long believed anyway: learn what you can in any situation. There is always something.