The Buddha was not upset by these insults. Instead he asked the young man, ""Tell me, if you buy a gift for someone, and that person does not take it, to whom does the gift belong?""
The Buddha smiled and said, ""That is correct. And it is exactly the same with your anger. If you become angry with me and I do not get insulted, then the anger falls back on you. You are then the only one who becomes unhappy, not me. All you have done is hurt yourself.""
|Main Uses: : State Management, Behavioural Flexibility
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Submitted By: Brian