Untied Knots


From Thich Nhat Hanh’s Good Citizens: Creating Enlightened Society: “The flame of anger is as destructive as the flame of craving. When anger inhabits us, we have no peace, no capacity to be happy in the here and now. We have to practice concentration, looking deeply, in order to see that our anger arises from ignorance and wrong views. Understanding the First and Second Noble Truths—suffering and its causes—we will be able to overcome our anger and untie the knots of anger. If we feel anger arising in us, we can practice stopping and breathing in such a way that we can untie the knot of our anger.”



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