Sunday, November 27, 2011

Via Nalanda LGBT Buddhist Cultural and Resource Center

‎"The slogan, "Of the two witnesses, hold the principal one," is saying that one witness is everybody else giving you their feedback and opinions (which is worth listening to, there's some truth in what people say) but the principal witness is yourself. You're the only one who knows when you're using things to protect yourself and keep your ego together and when you're opening and letting things fall apart, letting the world come as it is - working with it rather than struggling against it. You're the only one who knows."
- From Start Where You Are by Pema Chödrön

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