One With All: Dealing with Anger.

Via Joshua Plant
on Feb 6, 2012
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“Recognising oneself in all beings, and all beings in oneself, be happy, free from the sense of responsibility and free from preoccupation with “Me”.” ~ Ashtavakra Gita

Seed: For if you see yourself in everything, it would be impossible to be unkind to anything

Awareness one

Beware of the anger of the body.
Master the body.
Let it serve truth.

Beware of the anger of the mouth.
Master your words.
Let them serve truth.

Beware of the anger of the mind.
Master your thoughts.
Let them serve truth.

The wise have mastered
Body, word and mind.

They are the true masters. ~Dhammapada

Awareness two

Let go of anger.
Let go of pride.
When you are bound by nothing,
You go beyond sorrow.

Anger is like a chariot careering wildly.
He who curbs his anger is the true charioteer.
Others merely hold the reins.

With gentleness overcome anger.
With generosity overcomes meanness.
With truth overcomes deceit. ~Dhammapada

Awareness three

Speak the truth,
Give whatever you can,
Never be angry.

These three steps will lead you into the presence of the gods. ~Dhammapada

The Antidote


About Joshua Plant

Joshua Plant is nothing. His reality is nothingness, and because he has inhabited this space, this void, he is empowered. While wearing the hat of a meditator, entrepreneur, chef, PR guy, social media junkie, producer, yogi, quote lover, blogger & artist: he pays his bills doing PR; notwithstanding, his true calling extends far beyond the boundaries of his employment. / His blog entitled, Planting Wisdom, is dedicated to planting seeds of wisdom through enlightened writings, quotes, photos and mindfulness techniques all aimed to create a happier world. / Joshua is a foodie with an insane tongue that requires him to leap from place to place, country to country (planet to planet??) in search of new flavors and succulent nibbles! He puts his nose into everything work-wise, and just about everything else, he wants to get a sense of the notes that compose everything. One could suppose this is why he does not sleep, it is like a symphony of ideas, scents, and glitter dancing around his head twenty-four hours a day.


6 Responses to “One With All: Dealing with Anger.”

  1. So you mean when someone pisses me off I shouldn't give them a high five. in the face. with a chair? haha!

    Love this–thanks!

  2. JoshMPlant says:

    I would never discourage creative solutions to modern day problems. If chair slaps are your thing, and that is how you practice patience… by all means. Personally, I use a 2×4 with a rusted nail in it. Or, when in a pinch, I scratch their eyes out with my manicured claws.

  3. JoshMPlant says:

    Thanks, Darling!!!