August 26, 2009

Realization through one's own effort

Laypeople live in the realm of sensuality. They have families, money, and possessions, and are deeply involved in all sorts of activities. Yet sometimes they will gain insight and see dharma before monks and nuns do. Why is this?

Well, why? Read Ajahn Chah's "Meeting the Dharma Alone" here.

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olga lednichenko's picture

well, life is hard. Its challenging. Facing the vagaries of life is daunting enough. Get a wife and you shall see - how hard :)

olga lednichenko