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2019-04-09 Encouraging Words in Times of Crisis

Updated about 1 month ago.

Continuing on from the previous teisho, more on working with our darkest thoughts, especially tanha vibhava the craving for non-existence, aka the "pot of loathing". Plus four perspectives on our response to suffering.

Main Text(s) quoted: The Transformative Power of Crisis by Robert M. Alter with Jane Alter, Harper Collins NY 2000