tranquil-seaThe foolish proclaim their qualifications;

the wise keep them secret within.

A straw floats on the surface of water,

but a precious gem sinks to the depths. 

Those with little learning show great pride.

Grown wise, they are quiet.

Torrents always make much noise,

but the ocean seldom roars. 

— Sakya Pandita, A Precious Treasury

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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4 Responses to Fools

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  2. Sonam says:

    Shared by Dharma Fool. How could I resist? Gracias, Tashi la!

  3. Yuliya says:

    It is so right; quite opposite to local culture which, in my oursider’ opinion, requires self-marketing and public demonstrating of licensed qualifications.

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