Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Via Daily Dharma: The Pleasure Paradox

The odd thing about pleasure is that instead of fully enjoying what is here, being able to be fully present with it, we are busy looking for more. We miss the true depth of pleasure by being intoxicated with the possibility of more.

—Roshi Nancy Mujo Baker, “The Non-use of Intoxicants

Via Daily Dharma: Shine the Light of Insight

Simply by turning on the light, you can instantly destroy the darkness. Likewise, even a rather simple analysis of ego-clinging and afflictive emotions can make them collapse.

—Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, “An Investigation of the Mind