Without Knowing It

“People have suffering in one place, so they go somewhere else. When suffering arises there, they run off again. They think they’re running away from suffering, but they’re not. Suffering goes with them. They carry suffering around without knowing it. If we don’t know suffering, then we can’t know the cause of suffering. If we don’t know the cause of suffering, then we can’t know the cessation of suffering. There’s no way we can escape it.”  ~Ajahn Chah

1 Comment

  1. markonit

    …man..! This is such great advice.!! But the difficulty in the following such words is where the trick lies…

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