37 Practices of the Bodhisattva - Verse 24

Ken McLeod

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Ken McLeod continues his commentary on the 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva with the 24th verse. Watch the other videos here.

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All forms of suffering are like dreaming that your child has died.
Taking confusion as real wears you out.
When you run into misfortune,
Look at it as confusion — this is the practice of a bodhisattva.

We can't disown our own experiences, and yet we continually do so.

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James Mullaney's picture

Much appreciated, as always.

I think "surrender" is another way of saying this.