WHO is Compassionate? (#1079)

9 05 2017
  1. Yesterday I read over the session in which Pema gave me my koan. To my surprise I found that I had narrowed his suggestions down to impatience. Here are his comments:

Pema Pera: like, when you’re impatient, you can ask “who is impatient”
Pema Pera: when confused “who is confused”
Adams Rubble: I get it
Pema Pera: when bored “who is bored”
Adams Rubble: yes
Pema Pera: when sick of PaB, “who is sick of PaB”
Pema Pera: etc
Adams Rubble: haha
Pema Pera: like an engine that runs on any fuel
Pema Pera: a cheap steam engine
Pema Pera: anything that burns lets the water boil
Pema Pera: gets you under steam
Pema Pera: burn all your activities
Pema Pera: and you’ll get wu-wei, not-doing

Maybe it is time to move on now. Can this be applies to love and Compassion in some way?

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7 06 2017
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15 06 2017
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