Written greater than 25 centuries in the past, the Diamond Sutra is the 1st textual content to checklist the Buddha’s personal teachings, and it continues to be probably the most popular.One day, after the Buddha finishes his day-by-day stroll to assemble alms, a senior monk steps forth to invite how he can top support humanity. Buddha responds, and hence starts a discussion in regards to the nature of notion. well known religious instructor Osho bargains his special interpretation of the Buddha's phrases, writing in a simple, funny, and conversational variety that makes even the main complicated principles understandable.
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He is thinking about you unfortunate people. Buddha says, "Do not speak thus, Subhuti. " Buddha immediately puts his hand on Subhuti's mouth: 'DO NOT SPEAK THUS, SUBHUTI! ' And I know, here are people who understand the truth. Slowly slowly the morning is happening, the dark night is disappearing. Slowly slowly the seed is gaining ground, entering in your heart. 'FOR EVEN AT THAT TIME, SUBHUTI, THERE WILL BE BODHISATTVAS,' There are many here who are going to become bodhisattvas. Just a little work more, just a little play more, just a little more effort into meditativeness, just a little more pouring of the energy, just a little more concentration of the energy, avoiding of distractions, and it is going to happen.
Give way to God entering you. " Always receive the new with great joy. Even if sometimes the new leads you into inconvenience, still it is worth it. Even if sometimes the new leads you into some ditch, still it is worth it, because only through errors one learns, and only through difficulties one grows. The new will bring difficulties. That's why you choose the old -- it does not bring any difficulties. It is a consolation, it is a shelter. And only the new, accepted deeply and totally, can transform you.
This is how it has always been, this is how it will always be. Try to understand the appearance of the new. Everybody in the world wants to become new, because nobody is satisfied with the old. Nobody can ever be satisfied with the old because whatsoever it is, you have known it. Once known it has become repetitive; once known it has become boring, monotonous. You want to get rid of it. You want to explore, you want to adventure. You want to become new, and yet when the new knocks on the door you shrink back, you withdraw, you hide in the old.