The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step

Fear

No Death, No Fear

“This body is not me; I am not caught in this body, I am life without boundaries, I have never been born and I have never died. Over there the wide ocean and the sky with many galaxies All manifests from the basis of consciousness. Since beginningless time I have always been free. Birth and death are only a door through which we go in and out. Birth and death are only a game of hide-and-seek. So smile to me and take my hand and wave good-bye. Tomorrow we shall meet again or even before. We shall always be meeting again at the true source, Always meeting again on the myriad paths of life.”

~ Thich Nhat Hanh, No Death, No Fear

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Life and death are the same thing

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Gareth Williams


One of the greatest gifts we can offer people

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“One of the greatest gifts we can offer people is to embody nonattachment and nonfear. This is a true teaching, more precious than money or material resources. Many of us are very afraid, and this fear distorts our lives and makes us unhappy. We cling to objects and to people like a drowning person clings to a floating log. Practicing to realize nondiscrimination, to see the interconnectedness and impermanence of all things, and to share this wisdom with others, we are giving the gift of nonfear.”

~ Thich Nhat Hanh


On Fear, by Yoda

Tao & Zen

Fighting inner demons

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Esoteric Empyre


Without Fear

Source: Without Fear | Great Middle Way

greatmiddleway.wordpress.com 

June 28, 2017

18193749_10213066202997589_6855640167846761649_nRevering and trusting in the Buddha, we will wear the armor of patient endurance.

We will cherish neither our bodies nor our lives, but care only for the unexcelled Way.

Repeatedly we will be driven out and exiled from our monasteries and stupas.

Remembering the words of the Buddha, we will endure all harms.

We will go everywhere to share the Dharma entrusted to us by the Buddha.

We are the messengers of the World-Honored One.

Facing multitudes without fear, we will teach His Dharma well.

—Lotus Sutra, Ch. 13


Two motivating forces

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Collective Evolution