“Rage is a powerful energy that with diligent practice can be transformed into fierce compassion. However much we disagree with our enemies, our task is to identify with them. They too feel justified in their point of view.”—Gautama Buddha (via purplebuddhaproject)
'To learn the way of the Buddha is to learn about oneself. To learn about oneself is to forget oneself. To forget oneself is to be enlightened by everything in the world. To be enlightened by everything is to let fall one's own body-mind, and the body-mind of the 'other.”
- Dogen in Ch’an and Zen Teaching, Series 1, Lu K’uan Yu.