There Will Be No “I”

65086004_461083214439159_2380382089326362624_nWhenever you see a form, let there be just the seeing. Whenever you hear a sound, let there be just the hearing. When you smell an odor, let there be just the smelling. When you taste a flavor, let there be just the tasting. When a thought arises, let it just be a natural phenomenon arising in the mind.

When you practice like this, there will be no self, no “I.” When there is no self, there will be no running that way and no coming this way and no stopping anywhere. Self does not exist. That is the end of suffering. That itself is nirvana.

—Buddha Shakyamuni, Bahiya Sutra, paraphrased by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

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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