Imagine you have an infection, and your doctor prescribes antibiotics. The pills have a strawberry-flavoured coating. You like the taste of strawberry, so you lick the coating off the pills, but you don’t swallow the medicine, so you don’t get well.
This is how it is when you isolate Buddhist meditation from Buddhism.
Subscribe to my newsletter and get a free e-book of your choice
dogo barry graham
author, poet, journalist, zen buddhist monk in glasgow. socialist, for scottish independence.