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: Pleasure & Pain 15:42
If we're honest with ourselves we begin to see how much we've been deluding ourselves, how much suffering we've been creating for ourselves by chasing after the very ephemeral taste of pleasure.
In collection The Fires Of Passion

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