Author Topic: The Mind Is the Key  (Read 2265 times)

Morning Dew

The Mind Is the Key
« on: January 03, 2012, 10:04:01 AM »
1. "I do not perceive even one other thing, O monks, that is so unwieldy as an undeveloped mind. An undeveloped mind is truly unwieldy.
2. "I do not perceive even one other thing, O monks, that is so wieldy as a developed mind. A developed mind is truly wieldy.
3. "I do not perceive even one other thing, O monks, that leads to such a great harm as an undeveloped mind. An undeveloped mind leads to great harm.
4. "I do not perceive even one other thing, O monks, that leads to such great benefit as a developed mind. A developed mind leads to great benefit.
9. "I do not perceive even one other thing, O monks, that when undeveloped and uncultivated entails such great suffering as the mind. The mind when undeveloped and uncultivated entails great suffering.
10. "I do not perceive even one other thing, O monks, that when developed and cultivated entails such great happiness as the mind. The mind when developed and cultivated entails great happiness." - The Buddha

(AN 1: iii, 1,2,3,4,9,10; I 5-6)

 

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