Massive Opportunity

Advertising poster © Barbara-Paraprem, 2015

Advertising poster © Barbara-Paraprem, 2015

 

„The climate change is the biggest problem of our time.
And a massive opportunity for the person who solve it.“

 

„Der Klimawandel ist das grösste Problem unserer Zeit.
Und eine riesige Chance für den, der es löst.“

 

Suffering and Pain

Bodhisattva Manjushri (Tibet, 14th century 1403-1424, Museum Rietberg, Zurich) © Barbara-Paraprem, 2014
Bodhisattva Manjushri

Tibet, 14th century, Museum Rietberg, Zurich
© Barbara-Paraprem, 2014

 

All suffering comes from the inability to stand pain. As long as these two, suffering and pain, are not distinguished with the razor-sharp sword of wisdom, we will continue to suffer. But it would be incorrect to say, that we are indeed able, but unwilling, because no one likes to suffer. There is a flash of awareness, when we perceive the possibility, yet being able to, in a way, that is given to us. Not from a God outside of us, as if this would play favorites. I can’t describe any way to that place. I just know that it happens sometimes. And this awareness causes immediately complete relief.

Barbara-Paraprem

 
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