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    Shokai

    67/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-seventh Gate
    The power of wisdom is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we depart from the two extremes

    Power of Wisdom :
    great or marked ability to know what is...

    Shokai Today 02:53 AM
    Shokai

    66/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-sixth Gate
    The power of balance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we discontinue all thoughts.

    Power of balance :
    great or marked ability to maintain mental...

    Shokai Yesterday 04:25 AM
    Shokai

    65/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-fifth Gate
    The power of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not [blindly] go along with others.

    Power of mindfulness :
    great or marked...

    Shokai 02-24-2017 01:51 AM
    Shokai

    64/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-fourth Gate
    The power of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not regress or stray.

    Power of Effort :
    great or marked ability to make an earnest...

    Shokai 02-23-2017 03:30 AM
    Shokai

    63/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-third Gate
    The power of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it surpasses the power of demons.

    Power of Belief :
    great or marked ability to have confidence in the...

    Shokai 02-22-2017 03:34 AM
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    Tom

    The Case Against Empathy

    Isn't avoiding burnout or compassion fatigue one of the points of Upekkha? I wonder if there isn't a Pali or old text somewhere that says exactly the

    Tom Today, 07:03 AM Go to last post
    pthwaites

    The Case Against Empathy

    Hello all. Thanks for this interesting discussion. I enjoyed the interview. There were a couple of thoughts that arose while listening.

    pthwaites Today, 04:54 AM Go to last post
    Joyo

    The Case Against Empathy

    Thank you, Jundo. As a highly sensitive person, I've spent my whole life struggling with this.

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    Joyo
    sat today

    Joyo Today, 04:22 AM Go to last post
    TomSchulte

    The Case Against Empathy

    Whenever one takes responsibility for another person, that becomes dangerous and easy to become enmeshed in the drama. That's what boundaries are for

    TomSchulte Today, 03:38 AM Go to last post
    Jakuden

    The Case Against Empathy

    Yes there definitely are folks in the helping professions that become truly uncaring, with very dangerous and detrimental consequences. I think what happens

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