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.
2003-01-01 The Fires Of Passion: Worlds In The Present 21:30
Whole worlds (other times, other places) blow through our bodies and minds in the present. If we can maintain our frame of reference consistently and not be carried off, we'll gain independence from the craving that gives force to these worlds in the here and now.
In collection The Fires Of Passion

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