The three poisons –

The three poisons

The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions and evils, is rooted in the three poisons: greed, anger, and delusion.

These three poisoned states of mind themselves include countless evils, like trees that have a single trunk but countless branches and leaves.

Yet each poison produces so many more millions of evils that the example of a tree is hardly fitting for comparison.

~ Bodhidharma

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