coffee and wisdom.

July 25th, 2013, 11am

It was 18.9°C with overcast. The breeze was gentle.

“The simplicity of that environment (Tibet) made it so clear that this is what most of us are doing: traveling from one place to another, searching for a lasting happiness. We want to find something that feels good and makes sense, something solid that we can use as a permanent reference point.

We suffer because we want life to be different from what it is. We suffer because we try to make pleasurable what is painful, to make solid what is fluid, to make permanent what is always changing. The Buddha saw that we try to make ourselves into something real and unchanging when our fundamental state of being is unconditionally open and ungraspable - selfless. We discover this notion of selflessness in meditation, where we learn to zoom away from our thoughts and emotions and become familiar with these basic facts of life.” - Sakyong Mipham

Craig, Amal, Taylor and Ross said thanks.

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Anne Wu

Tipping at the intersection of tech + yoga. infinite wanderlust. seeker of equanimity @uwenna

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