mind is the Buddha
A swing and a miss - strike one. No balls - one strike.
Laymen are Buddhas
Foul tip off the end of the bat - strike two. No balls - two strikes.
Unless they see their nature
Ump calls strike three - he's outta there!
As a practicing Theravadin this line of thinking is very inspirational to me and my practice.
Metta - (no one loves you more than i do bodom!)
Oh so ya wanna play hard ball do ya?
Well I guess I will have to return the book and never read Bodhidharma again. Thanks alot Anicca!
I knew I would probably take some slack for that but hey what the heck.
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on Sun May 23, 2010 8:20 pm, edited 1 time in total.
In sitting meditation stay with that ‘which knows’ everything. Don’t try to go to objects. Let the objects come to you. Try not to react to objects. Whatever arises — greed, aversion, pain, itchiness, metta, likes or dislikes etc. — watch with equanimity, without getting involved, without clinging to it. Stay in the middle path.- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw