So I was looking at paint samples today and some of the options caught my eye— fog… wisteria… blueberry jelly bean… chinchilla. Chinchilla is the top, palest shade of grey. It’s a lovely color, but imagine living inside a chinchilla— or a blueberry jelly bean for that matter— knowing your walls were some actually small rodents or bite-sized candies. This secret knowledge would induce unexplainable giggling at the most inopportune moments, I am sure.
"Every sentient being is capable of attaining enlightenment which is not so much a change from one extreme, Samsara (cyclical wanderings), to another, Nirvana (liberated bliss), but the ineffable experience in which both have ceased to dominate the thought of man so that he begins to live his life as transformed by pure transcendence."
Buddhism, George Braziller & Richard A. Gard (1962)