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April 18, 2014 3:02 pm April 17, 2014 3:02 pm
"The goal of practice is not to pursue pleasure and avoid pain, but rather to experience both with full awareness, neither favoring one nor opposing the other. It is thus possible to experience mental pleasure or happiness while experiencing a certain amount of physical discomfort."

Andrew Olendzki, “Pleasure and Pain” (via tricycle-tumbles)

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April 16, 2014 3:02 pm April 15, 2014 3:02 pm
"Feelings come and feelings go. There is no need to fear them and no need to crave them. Be open to your feelings and experience them while they are here. Then be open to the feelings that will come next. Your feelings are a part of your experience. Yet no mere feeling, however intense it may seem, is your permanent reality."

Ralph Marston  (via emergentpattern)

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