Two-Day Fair

Related imageWhat did you bring to the world?

What will you take away? It’s all just a two-day fair

You don’t have many days to stay, traveler.

And you still take pride in false identities

—riches, youth, and appearance.

You came with closed fists;

you will have to open them when you leave.

It’s all just a two-day fair.

—Traditional Nepali Song

(Courtesy of Raghu Aditya)

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 Two-Day Fair

  1. cheryla says:

    this reminds me of a song 40 + years old, often heard on the radio, called “Have I Stayed Too Long at the Fair?” ..once exciting, the fair is now too boisterous to enjoy…don’t stay too long there. cc

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