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Should I Restrain This Mind Of Mine

I loved this quote and explanation I heard in my daily calm meditation app this weekend.

“Where would I find enough leather to cover the entire surface of the earth?

But with leather soles beneath my feet, itโ€™s as if the whole world has been covered.

Likewise, it’s not possible for me to restrain the external course of things,

but should I restrain this mind of mine, what would be the need to restrain all else?โ€

We don’t have control over all else but do have control over our self.

We donโ€™t need to cover the world with leather, instead, we toughen the leather onย 

our own feet so that we are more resistant to it.

-Shantideva, 8th Century Indian Buddhist Monk

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