Hold Nothing Back

nCDM9bKJust as a filled pot that is overturned

pours out all of its water, holding nothing back,

even and exactly so should we give to those in need,

whether inferior, equal, or superior to us,

like the overturned pot, holding nothing back.

—Buddha Shakyamuni, Jataka Nidana 128-129

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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3 Responses to Hold Nothing Back

  1. Tashi Nyima says:

    This statement of the Buddha is not about giving unsolicited opinions or information, but about giving material aid, protection, and love, without judgement. Advice can only be given effectively (and received) when asked…

  2. paulfarma says:

    Thank you. PKL

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