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The Mutual Dance of Love

June 19, 2012

Book coverIn the mahayana, love and affection are largely based on free love, open love which does not ask anything in return. It is a mutual dance. Even if during the dance you step on each other’s toes, it is not regarded as problematic or an insult. We do not have to get on our high horse or be touchy about that. To learn to love, to learn to open, is one of the hardest things of all for us.

Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving Kindness, page 14.



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