What was this long-lost secret that the Buddha rediscovered?
Close looking reveals an extraordinary technical feat: all the pictorial elements are delineated in Chinese characters.
In our practice it isn’t necessary to talk of samatha or vipassanā; just call it the practice of Dhamma, that’s enough.
You cannot change the past, arrange the future to suit yourself, or make other people say and do the things you want them to say and do. All of your power is contained within this moment, related to this particular body and mind. And this is a very powerful position to be in…