The Reality of Chan Practice Greedy, angry, and arrogant.

Greedy people are unaware of their own greed.

Greedy people are usually unaware of their own greed. The same is ture of people filled with anger, arrogance and pride.

But sooner or later, practitioners will recoginze that they have been greedy, angry or arrogant.

At that time they should generate a sense of humility and practice repentance. If you can do this every time you recognize these feelings, these non-virtuous mental states, you will find they arise less and less frequently.

Dharma Drum – The life and heart of Chan practice, p.139

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