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March 2009 Blog Posts (1)

When will I not be hurt at all?

I read the following in Swami Venkatesananda's "Insights and Reflections" and it has had such a profound effect on me and the way I deal with situations that "trigger" me:



"When will I not be hurt at all? When I realize that what is hurt is only the ego, my own self image, a shadow which is the product of my own ignorance. This is the fool that is hurt. Yet if I am a real seeker, endeavoring to dispel this shadow of the ego, I should mentally thank that person who pointed out the… Continue

Added by David Schlussel on March 20, 2009 at 12:32am — No Comments

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