The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
Thanissaro Bhikkhu's Dharma Talks at Metta Forest Monastery
Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Dharma practice is medicine for the mind -- something particularly needed in a culture like ours that actively creates mental illness in training us to be busy producers and avid consumers. As individuals, we become healthier through our Dharma practice, which in turn helps bring sanity to our society at large.
2004-03-03 A Warrior's Resolve: A Fighting Attitude 17:00
Wisdom doesn’t lie in simply accepting things as they come, but in seeing what you have to accept and what you don’t. And you won’t know the difference between the two unless you try to fight your way around unskillful states. That way you realize how much power you can have in the present moment.
In collection A Warrior's Resolve

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