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Monday, April 11, 2011

The Pearl Principle


I'm currently spending some days in the UAE, in Dubai, and leafing through The Sand Fish, a book by a local author, I was reminded of the area's pearl fishing origins (that lasted well over a thousand years until the onset of the Depression and the advent of artificial pearls necessitated a casting about for another means of survival ... ). And thinking about those pearls, I remembered this:
No inner irritation
No Pearl.
Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das, one of the foremost American Lamas in the Buddhist tradition, has been an integral part of Buddhism's surge in popularity in recent years. He has made Buddhism accessible and inspiring to serious practitioners and neophytes alike.

Read some of his articles, articles written about him, and listen to some podcasts here.

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