Q: What is wrong thinking, and what is right thinking?
A: Thoughts of existence and non-existence are wrong thinking, while no tho. of existence and non-existence are right thinking. Tho. of good and evil are wrong thinking, while no tho. of good and evil are right thinking. Also, tho. of suffering and happiness, birth and death, acceptance and rejection, like and dislike, love and hate, etc., are all wrong thinking, while no tho. of suffering and happiness, etc., are right thinking
Now the problem is that spiritual development depends a lot on that we follow our individual "way of the heart". If we neglect the voice of our heart then our spiritual path will be grim, unfulfilling and we will make little process. We usually have a lot of rules and guidelines, but have "neglected the more important matters of the law: justice, mercy and faithfulness" (as Jesus said, one passage also includes the "love of God"). 2/2
Something that is neglected a lot in #buddhism and other spiritual practices is to use our ability to know what is good and bad for our lives. I've learned this from Carlos Castijellos, a mexican indigenous (Spanish): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwTNs9AnRCg
The essential question we have to ask ourselves in all aspects of our lives: "Is my heart in it?"
Too much of spirituality is full of drill and people doing things that go against this inner voice.
It is called the "way of the heart". 1/2
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