Category Archives: 08 Samsara

A good time to reflect on suffering

Just as I thought I was finally shaking off my flue, which seemed to be dragging on for weeks, I got hit by another bug. It wiped me out for a couple of days, but fortunately now I seem to … Continue reading

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Breaking out of the prison of ignorance

The Buddhist teachings explain that we are not free because we are controlled by our negative emotions. For example, in the reflection on the suffering nature of samsara, which is part of brief version of the Four Thoughts from the … Continue reading

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