The Temptation of Suffering
In the wake of realization, immediately we are confronted with the temptation to return to our patterns of suffering. In just following a single thought, the entire cycle of suffering begins anew. How do we build our resolve to be true to ourselves? How do we choose truth over personal suffering? Papaji called it “nonabidance in the mind anywhere.” If we continue to suffer, we have to ask ourselves, what do we believe? What are we protecting or defending?