one Behave like a true Master!
Buddha once asked: How,
Bhikkhus and friends, is there full mental control?
a form then one becomes neither attracted by any pleasing form,
nor repelled by any displeasing form! When having heard a sound with the ear,
one becomes neither entranced by any charming sound, nor opposed by any
sound! When having sniffed a smell with the nose, one becomes neither
fascinated by any lovely
nor held off by any detestable smell!
Having tasted a flavour with the tongue,
neither captivated by
any likeable taste, nor rejected by unlikable taste!
When having felt
with the body, one becomes neither allured by any pleasant
touch, nor repelled
any unpleasant touch! When having experienced
whatever mental state
one becomes neither obsessed by any agreeable mental
nor rebuffed by
any disagreeable mental phenomenon whatsoever...
Thus does one live on, while having established
Awareness of the
abiding within an unlimited & infinite mind.
Thus does a focused one come to
understand, through direct
experience, that release of mind, a mental release
wherein all those evil & disadvantageous mental states
without any remaining trace! It is in exactly this way, that
full mental control!
infinite mind, counteracting hate &
is a mind made limitless by
the praxis of the
4 sublime & divine dwellings (brahma-vihāra), also called the
states (appamaññā), which are:
Mutual Sympathy & Joy
Body, which counteracts greed, lust & desire; see:
Having counteracted both greed & lust, which
pulls in the mind attracting it
to objects, and having counteracted both hate & anger, which push
it from objects, mind may stay stilled and ballanced in the middle,
untouched, ballanced and in complete
Source (edited extract):
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha.
Book IV [189-]
35: 6 Senses. Salayatana. States that entail Suffering.