Monday, February 25, 2008

How to overcome delusion

In Buddhism, delusion refers to the state of not being able to understand the true nature of things. It is one of the three evils that cause us to suffer.

If we understand that all things are impermanent and start to practise detachment, then we will be able to overcome delusion.

A man will grow old as days go by. He cannot stay young and handsome forever. So is a girl. This is one of the true nature of things.
We may be with our beloved this moment and he or she may be gone the next moment. If we attach too much love to him or her, we will suffer, i.e. feel very sad for parting with him or her. Only detachment that we practise will overcome delusion such as this, thinking that we will be with our beloved from day 1 to eternity

2 comments:

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