Inviting the Demon

From the earliest teachings of the Buddha, the practitioner has
been encouraged to go against the stream of conventionality, to look
at everything in experience including that which one would rather
avoid or ignore. The way which the Buddha discovered was based on
opening to all, including the “shadow,” to see fearlessly what is
there, and to integrate lost shadow material as a source of
spiritual richness.

Inviting the Demon

One Response to Inviting the Demon

  1. So true. In another example of synchronicity I just posted the five tenets of Buddhism, this one refers to your post:

    Face Everything and Avoid Nothing: “….only if you’re paying close attention are you going to be able to bring the light of awareness into the darkest corners of your own psyche.”

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