Our Righteous Aggression? Pathetic.

Via on Aug 4, 2010

This quote’s been all over #buddhaday twitter, lately. I loved it. When we’re mad, when we’ve flown off the handle…we invariably think we’re right, we think we’re terrifying, we’re powerful.

But really, we’re just a tempest in a teapot. At best.

We’re pathetic:

…so I decided to source it. It’s from Dharma Art:

What is Dharma Art? Art that isn’t about display, but about genuine, in the moment practice. Click here for more.

Click below for more resources, re Shambhala Art.

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