kmath wrote:Mkoll wrote:Thanks for your input all. This is a nice thread.kmath wrote:So a lot of the practice is just khante.
I tried looking this up to no avail. What does it mean?
As Chi said, I meant khanti. It's listed as the Sanskrit "kshanti" on Wikipedia and defined as follows:
"patience, forbearance and forgiveness... It is the practice of exercising patience toward behavior or situations that might not necessarily deserve it and is seen as a conscious choice to actively give patience as if a gift, rather than being in a state of oppression in which one feels obligated to act in such a way."
This definition is really going to help me in my path to developing patience. I've never thought of it like that. And patience is honestly one of my greater hindrances.