Wheel of joys and sorrows

In fact Buddhists talk of four sets of contrasting conditions that most of us will go through at various times in our life time, namely, praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and pain, and fame and disrepute, a set called 'Dhammas'. The response called for in these events, even according to our scriptures, is a balanced one, because we must be able to see their insubstantiality, impermanence and tangible nature.
The Taoists speak of ten thousand sorrows and ten thousand joys, with the joys turning to sorrow and sorrows turning to joy without breaking a sweat......Read more


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