Do you remember the Buddhist saying that the origin of suffering is attachment?
You may have read it somewhere before. I’ve seen it as an inspirational quote and discussed by friends who are Buddhists, but I never really understood what it meant.
By attachment, we mean the desire to have something. Status, money, physical items, prestige. Or conversely, the aversion to something - physical pain, certain emotions, certain situations or people.
To desire or to be averse to something is to be human - we all have dreamed of what it would be like to have limitless means, a new outfit for every day and perfect hair days every day,Read More