Dawa Tarchin Phillips

‘If you’re just looking to confirm what you’re already thinking about people and the world, the Buddha’s teachings might not be the right place for you. It’s the job of the Buddha’s teachings to challenge assumptions and show you that you have a limited perspective if you think you’re the only one in the right. ‘ (from Lion’s Roar)

You may have noticed that I have posted three quotes from this article in the past week – it is because I found some wonderful pieces of wisdom there, and I have found these to be deeply illuminating in the current debate in Buddhist circles about how to deal with current levels of partisanship and division in our communities.

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