We Can’t Control It

Chenrezig, The Buddha of Compassion

We can set the direction. We can, we have to, choose to sit and meditate every day. That part is critical and up to us.

But past a certain point, the practice takes over. This stands to reason. I have seen no one even try to give a reason for it, but consciousness is doing what it will and we are its effects. If we understood fully what it is doing, we would not be here. Maybe the Buddha understood fully and chose not to…

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William B. Turner

William B. Turner

Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.