Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 30/03/2010

The brahman Dona saw the Buddha sitting under a tree and was impressed by his peaceful air of alertness and his good looks. He asked the Buddha: “Are you a god?” “No, brahman, I am not a god.” “Then an angel?” “No, indeed, brahman.” “A spirit, then?” “No, I am not a spirit.” “Then what… Read More DAILY WISDOM 30/03/2010

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 29/03/2010

Dwelling in kindness, a monk with faith in the Awakened One’s teaching, would attain the good state, the peaceful state: stilling-of-fabrications ease. Monk, bail out this boat. It will take you lightly when bailed. Having cut through passion, aversion, you go from there to Unbinding. -Dhammapada

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 26/03/2010

Even if for a lifetime the fool stays with the wise, he knows nothing of the Dhamma– as the ladle, the taste of the soup. Even if for a moment, the perceptive person stays with the wise, he immediately knows the Dhamma– as the tongue, the taste of the soup. -Dhammapada

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 24/03/2010

They awaken, always wide awake: Gotama’s disciples whose mindfulness, both day & night, is constantly immersed in the Buddha. They awaken, always wide awake: Gotama’s disciples whose mindfulness, both day & night, is constantly immersed in the Dhamma. -Dhammapada