In the mahayana, love and affection are largely based on free love, open love which does not ask anything in return. It is a mutual dance. Even if during the dance you step on each other’s toes, it is not regarded as problematic or an insult. We do not have to get on our high horse or be touchy about that. To learn to love, to learn to open, is one of the hardest things of all for us.
from the book Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness
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Further quotes from the book Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness:
- All irritations are crucial
- Nothing solid is really happening
- Eating poisonous food
- Whatever shakes you
- Joyful path
- Learning to live with your sanity
- Look Behind the Mask of Your Confusion
- Don’t Expect Applause