aaaaa Source: August 3, 2011 Tricycle Daily Dharma Anger and Patience As a destructive force there is nothing as strong as anger. An instant of anger can
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, Aug 3, 2011
August 3, 2011 Tricycle Daily Dharma Anger and Patience
a destructive force there is nothing as strong as anger. An instant of
anger can destroy all the positive action accumulated over thousands of
kalpas through generosity, making offerings to the buddhas, keeping
discipline, and so on. So we can say that there is no fault as serious
Patience, on the other hand, as a discipline which
neutralizes anger, which prevents us from succumbing to it, and which
appeases the suffering we endure from the heat of the negative emotions,
is quite unrivaled. It is therefore of the utmost importance that we
resolve to practice patience, and a lot of inspiration can be gained by
reflecting on what is wrong with anger and on the advantages of
-The Dalai Lama, "Enduring the Fires"
'May we live in peace without weeping. May our joy outline the lives we touch without ceasing. And may our love fill the world, angel wings tenderly beating.'
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