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LIFE – AN IMAGINARY DEBATE

LIFE – AN IMAGINARY DEBATE   The Buddha opens the debate by repeating an essential message already mentioned in the previous chapter:   What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: our life is the creation of our mind.   The Quest agrees with Him:   Our life is what our thoughts make it, …

THE FOOL – MERE’S PRAYER. THE FOOL

THE FOOL – MERE’S PRAYER As the Buddha said:   Long is the night to who is awake, long ten miles to the tired; long of birth and death the cycle to the fool of the true path unaware.   If someone better or equal, a traveler doesn’t meet let him always go alone, avoiding a fool’s companionship.   Mine are these sons, mine own …