July 16, 2010

Pema Chodron: “I became a Buddhist because…”

“…because I hated my husband.”

And she’s not really kidding. Do we become Buddhist because we’re seeking to escape something? Sure. But, better yet, we become Buddhist because we want to, like the “Buddha” (which means the Awakened One) we simply want to wake up. What we’re doing right now isn’t working.

Pema Chodron:

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