Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 31/12/2009

Restraint with the eye is good, good is restraint with the ear. Restraint with the nose is good, good is restraint with the tongue. Restraint with the body is good, good is restraint with speech. Restraint with the heart is good, good is restraint everywhere. A monk everywhere restrained is released from all suffering &… Read More DAILY WISDOM 31/12/2009

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 28/12/2009

He who, depraved, devoid of truthfulness & self-control, puts on the ochre robe, doesn’t deserve the ochre robe. But he who is free of depravity endowed with truthfulness & self-control, well-established in the precepts, truly deserves the ochre robe. – Dhammapada

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 26/12/2009

Whose minds are well-developed in the factors of self-awakening, who delight in non-clinging, relinquishing grasping– resplendent, their effluents ended: they, in the world, are Unbound. – Dhammapada

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 24/12/2009

The Buddha said: “When a person has thoroughly understood the world, from top to bottom, when there is nothing in the world that agitates him anymore, then he has become somebody who is free from confusion and fears and tremblings and the longings of desire. He has gone beyond getting old and beyond birth and… Read More DAILY WISDOM 24/12/2009

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 23/12/2009

My teaching does not require anyone to become homeless or resign the world unless he wants to, but it does require everyone to free himself from the illusion that he is a permanent self and to act with integrity while giving up his craving for pleasure. – Majjhima Nikaya