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1buddhawithmoss1“It is often thought that the Buddha’s doctrine teaches us that suffering will disappear if one has meditated long enough, or if one sees everything differently. It is not that at all. Suffering isn’t going away, the one who suffers is going to go away.”

source:  Ayya Khema. (2000). When the iron eagle flies. Boston: Wisdom Press. image: garden statue at my home monastery.

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