Perfection and Why Waves Do Not Have To Seek To Become Water

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Thich Naht Hanh makes it clear that we all have the potential to become Buddhas. We all have within us the seeds of enlightenment, the ability to be awake and present.

… Do you need to become a Buddha? Do you need to run after enlightenment? The wave does not have to seek to become water… she is water, right here and now. In the same way, you are already