The map of reality

dewachen20alternates1Teachings 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 we have received is very clear and facilitates our traversing the Path, but other maps are not 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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2 Responses to The map of reality

  1. Brad Palmer says:

    Tashi, could you address perceptions that lead to false maps? Doctrines or beliefs that can distort.

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