AN 5.161 – Removing a Grudge

On the Uposatha, Tahn Pamutto reflects on AN 5.161 – the Buddha’s five strategies for overcoming a grudge or resentment. Starting by recognizing the drawbacks and suffering inherent in Anger, we can then use these strategies to free our mind from the object of our resentment, which is usually a person or group of people. Since these strategies are already useful mindstates to cultivate, often all that is needed is to review lists like this so that we remember to use them in times of Anger.

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