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"Chillax". Said the Buddhist master, laughing.

by Amapola on February 4, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

8 hours of Buddhist teachings resumed in one word. The Buddhist master in question was a guest in an event hosted by the Dalai Lama.

He spoke as last, and when he said "chillax", all the spiritual philosophy taught that day made incredible sense to me.


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