Imagery in the Early Buddhist Texts

Uddhaccakukkuca — Restlessness and Worry

This is part 6 of a course going systematically through Bhikkhu Analayo's Excursions series.

Illustration by Ayya Vimalayani aka "Ven Yodha"

An energetic person will tend to use all of their energy chasing endless, worldly goals. Like the lazy person, they too are left with no time or energy for their spiritual practice.



Read Hecker similes numbered: 47, 53, 55 and 56.


How does irony itself help us to escape restlessness?