Without the steadiness of concentration, it is easy to get caught up in the feelings, perceptions, and thoughts as they arise. We take them to be self and get carried away by trains of association and reactivity.
from the book Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening
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Further quotes from the book Mindfulness:
- There is no self who is running the show
- Becoming disenchanted
- The magic show of consciousness
- Nothing is exempt from change
- Like listening to someone playing a flute