“I yearn to be free of pain, but rush straight into it;Source : Shantideva (8th Century Indian Buddhist) as quoted in ‘Living with the Devil – A meditation on Good and Evil’ (p16) by Stephen Batchelor.
I long for happiness, but foolishly crush it like an enemy.”
Meeting link – https://us04web.zoom.us/j/553721188 (see below for telephone options)
This meeting’s topic was chosen by Vince, who will be our ‘Sit-and-Share’. The topic is for contemplation, reflection and sharing at the online virtual ‘Sit-and-Share’ meditation meeting via Zoom from 7:45 pm ready for a prompt start at 8 pm (UK time).
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Closing dedication of Merit:
We dedicate the merits of this practice to all suffering beings.
May everyone be free of suffering, and the causes of suffering.
May everyone enjoy happiness, and the causes of happiness.
Keep sitting; and keep smiling.