Questions: Some People Are Filled with Hatred

Questions: Some People Are Filled with Hatred

Some people are filled with hatred and resentment; some may have been born that way, and some are influenced by the environment. If they do not meditate or know about practice, is there a way to make these people more enlightened?

Answers: Take the Initiative to Reach Out and Care

Besides more care and love there is no other way. We can only pray for them with our faith and hope, which belongs to the level of religious faith. They probably would not receive any broad and effective results using the methods of Chan. However, if you take the initiative to reach out and care for them, you could gradually influence them. However, it requires great compassion and patience.

Resources:

Liberated in Stillness and Motion, pp 61-63

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