Why Aren't We Free, If That's What We Want?
" It seems incongruous that people continue to suffer when they want to be free. They have identified through analysis and meditation what freedom is and is not, and come to the conclusion that they wish to be free forever. This is not only one person dilemma, everyone has a big problem: the suffering of all living beings is so terribly desperate. The continuation of suffering of all living beings, as well as the suffering of the individual, is so unfair and seemingly arbitrary! It is certain that we have firmly decided that we definitively want to be free, and yet still cannot be free, isn't that so? Now we shall have to take the next step in the quest for the end of suffering: arising bodhichitta. ~ Domo Geshe Rinpoche~~~ edited excerpt from Motivation to be Free teaching http://www.white-conch.com/mm5/merchant.mvc? Warum sind wir nicht frei, wenn es das ist, was wir wollen? Es scheint eine Ungereimtheit zu sein, dass Menschen immernoch leiden, wenn sie doch frei sein w