Imagery in the Early Buddhist Texts

Course Home > Uddhaccakukkuca — Restlessness and Worry

This is part 6 of a course going systematically through Bhikkhu Analayo's Excursions series. Back to part 5.

Illustration by Ayya Vimalayani aka "Ven Yodha"

An energetic person will tend to use all of their energy chasing endless, worldly goals. Like the lazy person, they too are left with no time or energy for their spiritual practice.

Suttas

Similes

Read Hecker similes numbered: 47, 53, 55 and 56.

Reflections

How does irony itself help us to escape restlessness?