Flannelberry’s Musings

Anything and everything

An excellent quote from Sogyal Rinpoche February 11, 2008

Filed under: philosophy — art of sanctuary @ 6:53 pm

A wave in the sea, seen in one way, seems to have a distinct identity, an end and a beginning, a birth anda death. Seen in another way, the wave itself doesn’t really exist but is just the behavior of water, “empty” of any separate identity but “full” of water. So when you really think about the wave, you come to realize that it is something that has been made temporarily possible by wind and water, and is dependent on a set of constantly changing circumstances. You also realize that every wave is related to every other wave.

 

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