Expand your mind

dscf9891A small amount of salt in a glass of water makes the water taste salty.

The same amount of salt in a large body of water is imperceptible.

In the same way, when the mind is constricted, suffering looms large.

When the mind is spacious, suffering fades away.

 

Contemplate the sky; expand your mind.

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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6 Responses to Expand your mind

  1. Steve Legge says:

    Ah…view the much larger picture? Thanks Tashi. A great way to look at it…

  2. paulfarma says:

    Thank you. PKL

    Great Middle Way 於 2014年06月3日 (週二) 2:35 AM 寫道﹕

    WordPress.com Tashi Nyima posted: “A small amount of salt in a glass of water makes the water taste salty. The same amount of salt in a large body of water is imperceptible. In the same way, when the mind is constricted, suffering looms large. When the mind is spacious, suffering “

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  4. donna says:

    thank -you for the reminder – having a spacious mind is joy. blessings

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