Maps of the Truth

chinese_map_americaTeachings point to the truth, but are not The Truth. 

There can be various maps that guide us to our destination —some will be more or less exact than others— but none of them IS the destination. We cannot set foot on the map and be there, nor should we believe we have arrived merely because we hold the map. 

The map of reality that Buddhism presents to us is very clear and detailed, and facilitates our traversing the Great Middle Way, but we do not claim that all other maps are necessarily false.

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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