The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step


Source: Firm | Great Middle Way 

July 16, 2017

17098530_1478190362212713_7275640649870220390_nJust as a storm throws down a weak tree, so does temptation overpower those who live for pleasure, are uncontrolled in their senses, immoderate in eating, indolent, and dissipated.

Just as a storm cannot prevail against a rocky mountain, so temptation can never overpower those who contemplate impurity, are controlled in their senses, moderate in eating, and filled with certainty and earnest effort.

—Buddha Shakyamuni, Udanavarga

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