This week, I share about the 4th Perfect Virtue of Buddhism - Equanimity.
We've made it, guys! In this episode I unpack a definition of equanimity that I found quite comprehensive and that illustrates the essence of equanimity nicely.
"Equanimity is neither a thought nor an emotion, it is rather the steady conscious realization of reality's transience. It is the ground for wisdom and freedom and the protector of compassion and love. While some may think of equanimity as dry neutrality or cool aloofness, mature equanimity produces a radiance and warmth of being. The Buddha described a mind filled with equanimity as "abundant, exalted, immeasurable, without hostility and without ill-will.”
If this definition confuses you, don't worry. It confused me too! Listen to the full episode to find out more about what it means to be equanimous.
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