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    On Apr 10, 2011 Kinjal wrote:

    Beautiful passage. I am glad that the author does not remember what Lobsang said to the child, because that would have distracted the reader. The following words hit me the most:

    "the mutual flow of this special quality of attention between human beings that all people, whether they know it or not, are starved for"

    We all have been there at some point or another, at least I have been there. Infinite amount of praises and kind words can't do what true compassion conveyed by warm attention put in by the wholeheartedness of being in that moment shared with the other person(s).

    For me, it also ties in with NOT multi-tasking, even in our thoughts.


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