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Paravritti, turning back, is negation. To turn back or let go is to negate something that was previously considered important.
Western people are often puzzled by the way that Buddhist teachings are often framed in the negative form. We are enjoined to practice non-hatred, non-greed, non-delusion and so on. This has led some teachers to search for “positive” forms of the teachi…
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