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英文版

because you will discover that even these so-called  burdens are empty and illusory.

The reason they can torment you is that you see them as very real.

When you clearly understand that your own clingings and the things you cling to are all capriciously changing, and none of them can last forever, your mind will naturally relax, and relax again, and finally you will be as comfortable and pleased as if you are lying on the green grass under the warm sun.

Then you will not feel that you are living such a fatiguing life, and you will be able to face this world and the things you go through, calmly taking things as they come.

Then you will truly be solid and unbreakable.(page 218-219)


~An excerpt from The World is a Reflection of the Mind.


Author: Xuemo, translated by J.C.Cleary

中文版

因为你会发现,就连那些所谓的包袱,也是虚幻的,它们能折腾你,完全是因为你把它们看得非常实在。当你明白自己的执著与执著之物都是善变的,都不会永恒的时候,你的心自然会放松下来,再放松一点,最后像躺在暖阳下的青草地上般的舒适与惬意,你就不会觉得自己活得很累,也能任运坦然地面对这个世界,以及你经历的很多事情。这时,你才真正是坚不可摧的。(177页)


摘自《世界是心的倒影》,雪漠著

讲解笔记

Golden sentence:

because you will discover that even

these so-called  burdens are empty and illusory.

The reason they can torment you is that you see them as very real.


因为你会发现,就连那些所谓的包袱,

也是虚幻的,它们能折腾你,

完全是因为你把它们看得非常实在。

Words:

torment

名词读作ˈtɔːmɛnt,动词读作tɔːˈmɛnt。N-UNCOUNT Torment is extreme suffering, usually mental suffering. (常指精神上的) 极度痛苦

例:After years of turmoil and torment, she is finally at peace.经历多年的动荡与痛苦后,她终于安心下来了。

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capricious /kəˈprɪʃəs/ ADJ Someone who is capricious often changes their mind unexpectedly. 反复无常的; 易变的

例:He was accused of being capricious and undemocratic.他被指责反复无常,不讲民主。

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fatiguing /fəˈtiːgɪŋ/ADJ Something that is fatiguing makes you feel extremely physically or mentally tired. 使人疲惫的。

例:This was the heaviest and most fatiguing work of all.这真是最粗重、最让人疲惫不堪的工作了。

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unbreakable /ʌnˈbreɪkəbəl/ADJ Unbreakable objects cannot be broken, usually because they are made of a very strong material. 不会被打破的

例:Tableware for outdoor use should ideally be unbreakable.户外使用的餐具最好是不容易被打破的。

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