Practise like the barley reaper

In a dialogue between King Milinda and Venerable Nagasena, we hear the Buddha’s instruction on mental training and how to apply our allies of mindfulness, restraint and wisdom.  Devoted to the training, we can overcome ignorance, take hold of the mind and cut off the defilements just as the barley reaper cuts his barley. Our mission is to lean towards Nibbana, not the self-making stories, and gradually, patiently, wrestle free from ignorance, waking up right in the middle of any storm we may face.

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