The chances of finding a human existence are one in a hundred.
Now that you have found one, if you fail to practise the sublime Dharma,
How could you possibly expect to find such an opportunity again?
This is why it’s crucial that you take advantage of your situation.
from the book Compassionate Action
translated by Adam Pearcey
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Further quotes from the book Compassionate Action:
- Gaining the riches of a Dharma practitioner
- The best form of austerity
- A disciplined mind
- Not enjoying meat or alcohol
- Your own true enemies
- View and conduct
- Use it well
- No real happiness
- But when you die
- There is nothing more to it than that
- All you need
- Act accordingly
- Relying on the instructions of your own qualified teacher
- Failing to let go of ordinary concerns
- Three kinds of dharma practitioners
- The path of nonviolence
- Our responsibility