Sunday, November 20, 2011

T.D.D. --- The Truth of the Breath ~ Sylvia Boorstein

Tricycle Daily Dharma November 20, 2011

The Truth of the Breath

Everything that is true about anything is true about breath: it's impermanent; it arises and it passes away. Yet if you didn't breathe, you would become uncomfortable; so then you would take in a big inhalation and feel comfortable again. But if you hold onto the breath, it's no longer comfortable, so you have to breathe out again. All the time shifting, shifting. Uncomfortableness is continually arising. We see that everything keeps changing.
– Sylvia Boorstein, "Body as Body"

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