Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

Great Compassion is Painfully Reasonable

Book coverWith great compassion, because you have developed clarity, you do not have doubts and you are not unreasonable. You realize that the best way to be skillful is to be reasonable. When you are fully reasonable, actually reasonable—and to a certain extent, painfully reasonable—you begin to experience the genuineness of situations and act accordingly, in a way that is appropriate to the situation.

From “Joining Profundity and Vastness” in The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, Volume Two, by Chögyam Trungpa, page 125

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