Hi Darryl Welcome to Dhamma Wheel! Dhamma Wheel is for anyone who is interested in the Theravada. Our focus is predominantly Theravada. If you are interested in the various schools of the Mahayana, I recommend our new sister-site: www.dharmawheel.net If your interest is specifically Zen, then I recommend www.zenforuminternational.com I hope to 'see' you around here!
Learn this from the waters: in mountain clefts and chasms, loud gush the streamlets, but great rivers flow silently.
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding: Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)
Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages: One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither! Blog,-Some Suttas Translated,Ajahn Chah. "Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."