Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Bumper Sticker

My karma is my dharma.

I came up with this while floating out on Don's boat. Probably only been thought of like a billion times. Not quite so funny as "a dogma hit my karma" and variants, just a straight tenet of Buddhist thought. And it's a hard teaching when life is hard, which it all too often is. On the other hand, acceptance of what happens, and turning it into a learning opportunity, is a big western idea too, a goal of alchemy (turning shit into roses, as Shakespeare might have put it, but didn't).