Sunday, October 18, 2015

Today's Daily Dharma: What the Buddha Taught

What the Buddha Taught
The Buddha taught that we should practice helping others while cultivating deep concentration, compassion, and wisdom. He further taught that enlightenment is not a mystical, transcendent experience but an ongoing process, calling for intimacy and transparency; and that suffering diminishes when confusion and fear change into openness and strength.
—Joan Halifax, "The Lucky Dark"
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