That is a problem in Buddhism — that ‘something’ that does not change even though our body and mind have been changing, what is it?
By considering this example of the visitor, the one who comes and goes, and the innkeeper, the one who remains, I understood what the visitor signifies.
Karma: The more we contemplate life, the more we realise just how mysterious it is.
It is not necessary to limit oneself to one style. Dai Benxiao
Ajahn Sumedho encourages us to see clearly that all thoughts arise and cease, and to realise that we cannot, therefore, trust them as a means of enlightenment.
Kesaputta (Kalama Sutta: sometimes called ‘The Buddha’s Charter of Free Inquiry’).
A group of Southeast Asians visit the main temple in Dharamsala in 2012 for teachings by the Dalai Lama.
The weedy bones (wandering thoughts) are already rotten. Why was it necessary to cry out ‘Oh Heaven’?