Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon and the truth.
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“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.” – Buddha
“This existence of ours is as transient as autumn clouds. To watch the birth and death of beings is like looking at the movements of a dance. A lifetime is a flash of lightning in the sky. Rushing by, like a torrent down a steep mountain.” -Buddha
Source: This existence of ours is as transient as autumn clouds. To watch the birth and death of beings is like looking at the movements of a dance. A lifetime is a flash of lightning in the sky. Rushing by, like a torrent down a steep mountain.
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death. – Buddha
“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”
“Be Yourself! ” – Buddha.
Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.
“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.”
“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Dogen: born January 19, 1200.
What we think, we become.
“There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills. ”
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy
or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn
for the past, not to worry about the future, not to anticipate
the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
You cannot travel the path
until you have become the path.
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom. — Buddha
To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west, people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.
The tongue like a sharp knife…kills without drawing blood.
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn the past, not to worry about the future, not to anticipate the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
– The Buddha
“Through zeal, knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal,
knowledge is lost; let a man who knows the double path of
gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.”
This global warming has brought changes in climate, including making perennial snow mountains melt, thereby adversely affecting not only human beings but also other living species.
Do not let pleasure distract you
From meditation, from the way.
Free yourself from pleasure and pain.
Not yet having becoming a buddha,
This ancient pine tree,
In today’s materialistic society, if you have money and power, you seem to have many friends. But they are not friends of yours; they are the friends of your money and power. When you lose your wealth and influence, you will find it very difficult to track these people down.
-14th Dalai Lama
Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Suffering follows an evil thought as the wheels of a cart follow the oxen that draws it. Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Joy follows a pure thought like a shadow that never leaves.
– The Buddha
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
“A jug fills drop by drop.”