The streams, lakes, and rivers that flow down to the ocean,
when they reach the ocean, all have the same blue color,
the same salty taste. The same with human beings:
It doesn’t matter where they’re from — when they reach
the stream of the Dhamma, it’s all the same Dhamma.
~by Ajahn Chah
“In Simple Terms: 108 Dhamma Similes”, by Ajahn Chah
translated from the Thai by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
Access to Insight (Legacy Edition), 2 November 2013