The Difference Between Pain and Suffering There is a Buddhist teaching that says that when you get hurt, say, by an arrow, that is pain. The arrow hitting your arm, it hurts. Pain. However, there is a second arrow, which is your reaction to the arrow, the getting angry, the planning revenge, that is beyond…
It reminds me the starfish’s story which is about the perspective, intiution, and making diffrence. May we be surrounded by love and care, may we be aware about our actions and their consequences.