07/09/2010 § Leave a comment

Definition: Attachment

1. emotional bond: an emotional bond or tie to somebody or something
2. online attached text: a document or file attached to another or to an e-mail message
3. act of attaching: the action of attaching one thing to another
4. part attached: an accessory attached or designed to be attached to a machine
5. means of attaching something: a means by which something is attached to something else

Derivation 14th century. < Old Frenchatachier, alteration of estachier“fasten with a stake” < Germanic]


“Attachment is the mind stuck to an object.”
Lama Zopa Rinpoche, The Door to Satisfaction

“As human beings we all want to be happy and free
from misery… we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace.
The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as
anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a
sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.”
Dalai Lama

“Don’t get stuck on attachment”

“Attachment can be a sticky issue” – Gien

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