web analytics

Monks Who Have Never Loved Will Never Understand

“How can you suffer because of something that doesn’t exist?” ~ Buddhist Monk Elyane S. Youssef met in Nepal

Read her article here

A Buddist monk once asked Elyane S. Youssef the question “How can you suffer because of something that doesn’t exist?”... and I said to myself... he has never known love, especially unrequited...
A Buddist monk once asked Elyane S. Youssef the question “How can you suffer because of something that doesn’t exist?”… and I said to myself… he has never known love, especially unrequited…

What is desired but not achieved
The heart sore in desire can make
When we with a hope its possible ourselves have deceived
Our peace of mind we from ourselves we take.
We think, therefor it is, it seems insane
Even though it does not exist
Because we desired it, it exists though on a single plane
That is the point a Bhuddist monk once missed…

Comments

comments

%d bloggers like this: