Tag Archives: Buddhism

The path of emptiness

Let go of suffering – what are you to do with it? Let go of joy – what are you to do with it? For you will not lose what you think you will lose and you will not gain … Continue reading

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Practicing focus is the practice of sacrifice

To sacrifice the moment’s gratification for something bigger is a practice that strengthens the soul a type of burning, brandishing fire © Meisaan Chan

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Remember me

Because the most powerful thing is mindfulness and the weakest thing is forgetfulness © Meisaan Chan

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You are not Kuan Yin of a thousand hands

Before you pick up the next thing please put down something you’re holding: keep the balance © Meisaan Chan

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The manger empties

You take up so much space within yourself, says the Lord; when you empty self of self the manger empties so the child can be placed within © Meisaan Chan

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Because the real thing will come back around

With you, I abandon my success With you, I abandon my failings then, empty of all things except for you, I abandon you, too © Meisaan Chan

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Without, within

Silence not a drop of noise © Meisaan Chan

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