Only in the realm of appearances ~ Ajahn Chah

Actually, in truth, there isn’t anything to human beings. Whatever we may be, it’s only in the realm of appearances. However, if we go beyond appearances and see the truth, we will see that there isn’t anything there but the universal characteristics – birth in the beginning, change in the middle, and cessation in the end. This is all there is. If we see that all things are like this, then no problems arise. If we understand this, we will have contentment and peace.


Ajahn Chah

source: http://www.dharmaweb.org/index.php/No_Ajahn_Chah:_Reflections



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