Mandala #349 – Arête

But then he learned that, whatever the guards did or whatever situation he was in, his own reaction was quite another thing. This uncoupling of outer goings on from our reactions to them is key to our finding peace. [Referring to Gochen Tulku Sangak Rinpoche, imprisoned age 13]

Lama Tsomo, Wisdom and Compassion, 2021

15 thoughts on “Mandala #349 – Arête

  1. The texture and colo(u)rs are lush enough to sink into here.

    As for the words….. “his own reaction was quite another thing”
    not the easiest lesson to learn… or to hang onto… 🤗

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