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Monday, August 28, 2006

Some Buddhist Wisdom - 082806

Right meditation is not escapism; it is not meant to provide hiding-places for temporary oblivion. Realistic meditation has the purpose of training the mind to face, to understand and to conquer this very world in which we live. -Nyanaponika Thera, "Power of Minfulness" From "365 Buddha: Daily Meditations," edited by Jeff Schmidt. Reprinted by arrangement with Tarcher/Putnam, a division of Penguin Putnam Inc. Commentary: Mind rest, mind management, mind service; these are the benefits of... Sign in to see full entry.

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