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Posing like a follower of the Buddha but acting totally against what he has advised is like insulting the Buddha himself.
It is the enemy who can truly teach us to practice the virtues of compassion and tolerance.
Owing to worldly beliefs, which he is free to accept or reject, a person wanders in Samsara. Therefore, practicing the Dharma, freed from every attachment,...
The moment we are enlightened within, we go beyond the voidness of a world confronting us.
From passion arises sorrow and from passion arises fear. If a man is free from passion, he is free from fear and sorrow.
When wandering alone, parted from loving friends; When the shapes of one's empty thought-forms dawn upon one here, may the Buddhas, exercising the power...
When desires go, joy comes. The follower of Buddha finds this truth.
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t...
Live not a low life; remember and forget not; follow not wrong ideas; sink not into the world.
Real peace will arise spontaneously When your mind becomes free Of attachments, When you know that the objects of the world Can never give you what you...
If your mind becomes firm like a rock And no longer shakes In a world where everything is shaking, Your mind will be your greatest friend And suffering...
Take heed that when effort is too strenuous it leads to strain and when too slack to laziness. So make a firm determination that you will adopt the middle...
When we say, "I take refuge in the Buddha," we should also understand that "The Buddha takes refuge in me," because without the second part the first...
What, now is the Noble Truth of the Origin of Suffering? It is craving, which gives rise to fresh rebirth, and, bound up with pleasure and lust, now here,...
If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.
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