Of Course, Continued

Chenrezig, The Buddha of Compassion

An important corollary to the claim that your personality, or your ego, cannot awaken because there is no there there is that, when you awaken, everything changes, but nothing changes.

This is one of those Buddhist paradoxes we talk about a lot here. Again, the morning of the Buddha’s awakening, he was still sitting under the same tree he had sat down under the night before. In terms of his physical situation, very little had…

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William B. Turner

William B. Turner

Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.