Yogicfire wrote:Quite a nice start. I suppose I would shy away from using the phrase "self-development," even though he makes it clear that he is not talking about the ego or any form of self.
I guess Buddhism at its root is all about development, though. Developing compassion, developing wisdom and clarity.
It requires quite a lot of patience.
Developing qualities on the one hand and purifying negative aspects on the other, particularly view.
Method and Wisdom.
Self-development is a term we are going to have a hard time getting away from these days, like 'higher-self' etc.