By David Michie
What does it take to feel free? We've all requested ourselves this question sooner or later, yet few people have came across the trail to lasting achievement. David Michie notion he had completed his life's goals—the high-level task, the pricy urban house, the luxurious vehicle, the nice vacations—but a small voice used to be telling him he wasn't particularly chuffed. an opportunity comment from a naturopath despatched him to his neighborhood Buddhist heart. There he begun crucial trip of his lifestyles.
In this straightforward yet superbly written publication, David Michie opens the door to the middle teachings of Tibetan Buddhism. With wry, self-deprecating humor, he indicates us how he started to comprise Buddhist practices into his everyday life. He explains how he got here to appreciate the adaptation among the transitority pleasures of standard lifestyles and the profound experience of future health and heartfelt serenity that comes from connecting with our internal nature.
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5 So be the Muses gracious to thee, thy conception ready, thy memorysound, and free thy flow of melting honey so may Crebennus, so long for sale without a purchaser, be a road. : : thine for a reward. - 1 But that thou mayest come more quickly, travelling the lighter, leave histories, mimes, and lyrics all at home. Muses make heavy baggage those books stored with so many centuries, which scarce endure their own ages, are crushed by ours. With me thou wilt find a motley throng of epics, grammarians' subtilties and niceties of speech, the heroic dactyl and the lyrist's choriambus, Thaleia's comedy beside 6 wanton verse, Terpsichore's tragic train, Sotades' the Ionic of both kinds, 7 the ordered sweetness of : 4 See note on Epist.
But I letter ; though recast, this composition still retains the same satirical and burlesque character, that now at least you may send an answer to my ditty in its newest guise, though by your silence you condemned it when new born. 53 AUSONIUS Ostrea Baianis certantia, quae Medulorum dulcibus in stagnis reflui maris aestus opimat, accepi, dilecte Theon, numerabile raunus. verum quot fuerint, subiecta monosticha signant Quot ter luctatus cum pollice computat index Geryones quot erant, decies si multiplicentur ter quot erant Phrygii numerata decennia belli, : 5 : ; aut iter ut solidi mensis tenet ignicomus Sol cornibus a primis quot habet vaga Cynthia noctes 10 singula pereurrit Titan quot signa diebus quotque annis sublimis agit sua saecula Phaenon quot numero annorum Vestalis virgo ministrat ; ; ; Dardaniusque nepos regno quot protulit annos Priamidae quot erant, si bis deni retrahantur, bisque viros numeres, qui fata Amphrysia servant quot genuit fetus Albana sub ilicibus sus et quot sunt asses, ubi nonaginta trientes, vel quot habet iunctos Vasatica raeda eaballos.
Ausonius Theoni Ausonius, cuius ferulam nunc sceptra verentur, pagan um Medulis iubeo salvere Theonem. Quid geris extremis positus telluris in oris, cultor harenarum vates, cui litus arandum oceani finem iuxta solemque cadentem, vilis harundineis cohibet quem pergula tectis et tinguit piceo lacrimosa colonica fumo ? quid rerum Musaeque gerunt et cantor Apollo Musae non Helicon e set 5 — satae nee fonte caballi, quae facundo de pectore Clementini 10 inspirant vacuos aliena mente poetas ? nam quis malit sua carmina dici, iure quidem : qui te securo possit proscindere risu 1 1 2 8 ?
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