Not Picking & Choosing

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We can fairly easily see that not picking and choosing will help free us from some entanglements. At first you might think it’s about not caring, but actually it’s the opposite. It’s to do with befriending reality, listening to reality with a tender care. Complete dharma talk audio from Sunday, June 26, 2022. 43 minutes.

Summary

We can fairly easily see that not picking and choosing will help free us from some entanglements. At first you might think it’s about not caring, but actually it’s the opposite. It’s to do with befriending reality, listening to reality with a tender care.

Mazu said,

When the mind of a person of the Way encounters any kind of painful or pleasant, agreeable or disagreeable situation, it does not recede.

When we listen in this way, many gates will open, and we will find the path that suits us and helps those we wish to help.

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