THE FIRST TURNING OF THE WHEEL
When defiling mental qualities are abandoned and bright mental qualities have grown, and one enters and remains in the culmination and abundance of discernment, having known and realized it for oneself in the here and now, there is joy, rapture, serenity, mindfulness, alertness, and a pleasant/happy abiding. (The Buddha; from Potthapada Sutta, DN9, tr. Thanissaro)
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WEST: water, the power of intuition and emotion - the ability to dream, love, grieve, cleanse, heal, refresh, the qualities of fluid - mutability, purity, depth; blue, turquoise, purple, silver; fish, cetecea, crustacea, water-birds; shells, seaweed, blood, tears, sweat, THE MOON.
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