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“All that is necessary to eliminate those things that are keeping you in bondage is a clear, nonconceptual perception of what they are and how they work.”

by Bhante Gunaratana from Mindfulness in Plain English
Tags: change, self-improvement, mindfulness, understanding, Bhante Gunaratana, perception, knowledge, freedom



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“An accomplished meditator has achieved a profound understanding of life, and he or she inevitably relates to the world with a deep and uncritical love.”

by Bhante Gunaratana from Mindfulness in Plain English
Tags: love, understanding, spiritual, meditation, life



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“Meditation is called the Great Teacher. It is the cleansing crucible fire that works slowly but surely, through understanding.”

by Bhante Gunaratana from Mindfulness in Plain English
Tags: meditation, understanding, change, Bhante Gunaratana



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“Somehow, we pattern life in a way that never allows us enough time to actually taste its flavor. There is continual busyness, continual searching for the next moment, a continual grasping quality to life. That is dukkha, the First Noble Truth. Understanding and confronting suffering is the first step.”

by Chogyam Trungpa
Tags: busyness, dukkha, suffering, understanding, buddhism



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