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.
2003-09-01 Daily Practice: Skillful Intentions 19:49
The skills you learn in meditation don't fall off your lap when you get off the cushion. You learn to be steadier, more precise and sensitive, and you can take those skills to use in the rest of your life -- where they show their true worth.
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