Stop Suffering

998157_582547265171073_743527845_nWhen this is, that is.
From the arising of this comes the arising of that.
When this is not, that is not.
From the cessation of this comes the cessation of that.

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From the cessation of craving comes the cessation of clinging.

From the cessation of clinging comes the cessation of becoming.

From the cessation of becoming comes the cessation of birth.

From the cessation of birth, then old age and death,

sorrow, lamentation, pain, distress, and despair all cease.

Such is the cessation of this entire mass of suffering.

—Buddha Shakyamuni

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 Stop Suffering

  1. dharma pen says:

    Tashi, in this sense, would it be correct to say that with the cessation of suffering comes the wisdom that all experience is unborn? Or is it that with the realization that all experience is unborn comes the cessation of suffering?

  2. paulfarma says:

    Thank you. PKL

    Great Middle Way 於 2014年11月12日 (週三) 9:06 PM 寫道﹕

    WordPress.com Tashi Nyima posted: “When this is, that is. From the arising of this comes the arising of that. When this is not, that is not. From the cessation of this comes the cessation of that. […] From the cessation of craving comes the cessation of clinging. From the cessa”

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