Ocean of Dharma

The Shower of Truth

When you put relative and absolute truth together and they become one unit, it becomes possible to make things workable. You are not too much on the side of absolute truth, or you would become too theoretical. You are not too much on the side of relative truth, or you would become too precise. When you put them together, you realize that there is no problem. The combination works because it is simple and dynamic. You have hot and cold water together, so you can take a really good shower.

From “The Five Paths,” in The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation, page 103.

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