The root of the
The root of the mind’s turmoil is ignorance on account of which we fail to understand the true nature of things.
If objects and people evoke attachment in us, we do not understand the true nature of phenomena. We can only become detached by realizing the true nature of things.
One of the root downfalls for a male is to abuse or to look down upon a female. If a man does that, it is disastrous.
The ignorance, arrogance, and obstinacy of certain individuals have been at the root of the tragedies of history.
Selfishness of mind causes ignorance, anger, and passion â€” which are at the root of all the troubles of the world.
Ignorance, arrogance, and obstinacy of certain individuals, with good or evil intensions, have been at the root of all tragedies in history.
Inner darkness, which we call ignorance, is the root of suffering. The more inner light that comes, the more darkness will diminish.
“What’s true in our minds is true, whether some people know it or not.” -What Dreams May Come (1998)
The foolish cannot understand how a living entity can quit his body, nor can they understand what sort of body he enjoys under thespell of the modes of nature. But one whose eyes are trained in knowledge can see all this. (15.10)
It is the knowledge or wisdom aspect of the path that is the true antidote to dispelling ignorance.