Tricycle Daily Dharma April 20, 2012
Cutting the Roots of Craving
The misguided man in whom the thirty-six currents of craving strongly rush toward pleasurable objects, is swept away by the flood of his passionate thoughts. Everywhere these currents flow, and the creeper (of craving) sprouts and grows. Seeing that the creeper has sprung up, cut off its root with wisdom.
- The Buddha, "From the Canon: Thirst"
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