Friday, July 10, 2015

Today's Daily Dharma: Desire Creates Suffering

Desire Creates Suffering

It is important to distinguish between sense-pleasure and sense-desire. There is nothing wrong with sense-pleasure. Pleasure and pain are part of our human experience. Sense-desire, on the other hand, is the grasping at pleasure or the avoidance of pain. This is what creates suffering?grasping and avoidance.
-  Dipa Ma, "Enlightenment in This Lifetime: Meeting with a Remarkable Woman"