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4. The Truth Of Manga ( The Middle Path )

4. The Truth Of Manga ( The Middle Path )

  • The Middle path is the line between luxury and extreme poverty, a balance between overindulging and depriving ourselves of the things we desire.
  • To practice middle way, one must free oneself of one’s desire.
  • Buddha never said not to have goals, not to want something. He tells us not to get attached to these desires and to celebrate the idea of “Just Enough” and embrace a more balanced, sustainable lifestyle.

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