Grab a plate and throw it on the ground.
- Okay, done.
Did it break?
Now say sorry to it.
Did it go back to the way it was before?
Do you understand?
When we see the principles of how a specific situation unfolded, we need to reflect on it so that the underlying principle of how efficient action is can be seen, and how this relates to everyday life. By doing this reflection, and applying any understanding we gleam into everyday life can have a positive effect by avoiding small actions that can be a cause for contention.
Look and see your own contribution and responsibility for your own dis-ease, and appreciate the oportunity not to follow the same path again.
An agitated wavering mind is difficult to guard and hold in line.
The wise make their minds straight, like a fletcher does arrows.
Just as a fish when thrown on dry land, from its habitat in the water, shakes.
The trembling mind goes to the realm of māra.
Difficult to control & quick, able to seize upon whatever it likes.
It is good to tame the mind, as the tamed mind brings happiness.