Two Wolves

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Two Wolves

Postby shjohnk » Mon Aug 09, 2010 3:48 am

A Native American elder was walking with his grandson around a lake and forest. They heard some wolves in the distance. The elder said to his grandson: 'There are two wolves that live within me. One is content and happy, and roams around at peace with nature and its surroundings. The other is hungry and ravenous, never satsfied and always looking to destroy and conquer.'
The boy looked at his grandfather and asked: 'Which wolf is stronger, Grandpa?'
The elder answered: 'It depends on which one I feed.'

The Dhamma is universal :)

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Re: Two Wolves

Postby bodom » Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:05 pm


Native American wisdom definitely cool.

“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Two Wolves

Postby lovemygreys » Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:18 pm

Nice :) Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Two Wolves

Postby SamKR » Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:47 pm

Nice! :twothumbsup:

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Re: Two Wolves

Postby Vepacitta » Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:03 pm

Nice one!
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Re: Two Wolves

Postby Annapurna » Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:37 pm

Nice !

Truth is universal, yes.

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