Saturday, March 16, 2019

Via Daily Dharma: The Mind’s Surprises

The mind can do wonderful and unexpected things. Meditators who are having a difficult time achieving a peaceful state of mind sometimes start thinking, “Here we go again, another hour of frustration.” But often something strange happens; although they are anticipating failure, they reach a very peaceful meditative state.

—Ajahn Brahm, “Stepping Towards Enlightenment