Wednesday, August 28, 2013

良い欲望と悪い欲望 Good desire and Bad desire


Some people worry whether their desire of attaining enlightenment may be also disturbing mind. However, it depends on their motivations. If their motivations are for the happiness of themselves only, it is a bad desire, but it is a good desire if their motivations are for the happiness of others. In Buddhism, the desire to attain enlightenment for the happiness of others is called "Bodhicitta" and is considered as the most important factor.

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