The buddhist state has nothing to do with thinking or willing. We’re not spiritual warriors.We are not on a hero’s journey. Yet because thinking and attempting to grasp reality with our minds is so much a part of who we are as human beings, buddhist teachers will use expedient means.
In this video John discusses expedient means and examines the parable from The Lotus Sutra of the burning house, which famously illustrates this concept.
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