Thought of the week
Through study and reflection, we understand the origin of suffering and how it unfolds and is perpetuated. Then we learn how to reverse this process and acquire the conviction that it is possible to be liberated from it. We also understand how important it is, if we want to break free, to have a correct view of the nature of things, that is to say, emptiness, the absence of independent existence.
FOURTEENTH DALAI LAMA, TENZIN GYATSO (B. 1936)
Oral Teachings given in Toronto in 2004