The Only Desire That Is Complete Is Buddha's Desire

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[Recently] I was talking about denial of, you know, desires. This is very confusing, you know-- may be confusing. Our way is not asceticism, but actually, what we-- if you read, you know, our precepts literally, there is no difference [laughs]. But what it means is completely different. What is the difference is what I want to talk about tonight. Or what is the difference between “to study” and “to listen to.” “Go to the master and listen to what he says” and “to study.” Or why you started to study ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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