Enlightenment — full enlightenment — is perceiving reality with an open, unfixated mind, even in the most difficult circumstances. It’s nothing more than that, actually.
from the book How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind
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Further quotes from the book How to Meditate:
- The vast sky of your mind
- There is actually a lot of room
- Accommodating anything that arises
- Nourishing the seeds of basic goodness