Karna-Sharira, causal consciousness from which the thoughts come. Practise of sitting under the blue sky and throwing away thoughts
Those who hold to virtue will at some time find themselves deserted, but those who rely on wealth and power, will always spend their whole life in dread and loneliness
In the Lotus Sutra, one of the old ones, there is a sort of Buddhist prodigal son. The king recognises him, when he sees him from the palace, sends out a guard to bring him in, but the beggar, when he sees the guard, runs away.
The knots become more and more habitual, and then hardened,
There is very little of the heart available for anything flexible or newly constructive.