Friday, August 23, 2013

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Tricycle Daily Dharma August 23, 2013

Like an Archer

Like the archer straightening his arrow and perfecting his aim, the practitioner of meditation straightens out the mind while aiming his or her attentional energy at its object. Learning to drop what we’re doing, however momentarily, and to genuinely pay attention in the present moment, without attachment or bias, helps us become clear, just as a snow globe becomes clear when we stop shaking it and its flakes settle.
- Lama Surya Das, "The Heart-Essence of Buddhist Meditation"
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