Non-Control makes U into a Monkey-Robot!
Buddha once asked: How, Bhikkhus and friends, is there non-control?
Seeing a form with the eye, one becomes attracted by the pleasing form,
while repelled by
the displeasing form. Having heard a sound with the ear,
one becomes attracted by the charming sound, while repulsed by a horrid
sound. Having sniffed a smell with the nose, one becomes attracted by the
smell, while repelled by a detestable smell. Having tasted a flavour
with the tongue, one becomes attracted by the liked taste, while repelled
by a disliked
taste. Feeling a touch with the body, one becomes attracted
by the pleasant
touch, while repelled by any unpleasant touch. When one
experiences a mental
phenomenon with the mind, one becomes attracted
by the agreeable mental phenomenon,
while repelled by any disagreeable
mental phenomenon. In this uncontrolled way does such mind live without
Awareness of the body,
& confined by a limited mind!
such one neither understand, nor experience that release
of mind, that mental liberation through understanding, wherein those evil
detrimental states cease
without remaining trace. In exactly this way
is there non-control!
limited & finite mind
is a mind not made infinite by the praxis of the
4 sublime or 'divine abodes' (brahma-vihāra), also called the
mental states (appamaññā), which are:
Infinite Sympathy (Muditā), and
More on this crucial Mind-Control:
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Source (edited extract):
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha.
Book IV [189-]
35: 6 Senses. Salayatana. States that entail Suffering.