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Non-attachment is not complacency. It doesn’t imply a lack of caring and commitment. The philosophy of non-attachment is based in the understanding that holding on too tightly to those things, which in any case are always going to be slipping through our fingers, hurts and gives us rope burn.

By Lama Surya Das
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Lama Surya Das is an American poet, author, and Western Buddhist meditation teacher and scholar. He is one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West and is a leading spokesperson for American Buddhism. He is also the founder of the Dzogchen Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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