Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 30/05/2010

Don’t associate with lowly qualities. Don’t consort with heedlessness. Don’t associate with wrong views. Don’t busy yourself with the world. Get up! Don’t be heedless. Live the Dhamma well. One who lives the Dhamma sleeps with ease in this world & the next. -Dhammapada [13]

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 28/05/2010

But I say and I protest—don’t stop your quest while anything further remains to be discovered or done. What further needs to be done? You must train yourselves, saying: ‘We will become unsullied in our conduct, brilliant and pure. We will neither exalt ourselves nor look down on anyone else.’ -Digha Nikaya

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 27/05/2010

Different winds come from all directions. Some are clear, some carry dust, some are cold or hot, fierce gales or gentle breezes. In the same way sensations arise in the body–pleasant or unpleasant or neutral. When a meditator sees sensations as he does the winds, coming and going, clear or dust laden, fierce or gentle,… Read More DAILY WISDOM 27/05/2010

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 25/05/2010

Monks, in giving a meal, a giver gives five things to an almsman. What five? He gives life, beauty, ease, strength and wit; but in giving these he becomes a partaker in each quality, in heaven and among men. -Anguttara Nikaya

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 24/05/2010

Most people fail to see this reality, for they are attached to what they cling to, to pleasures and delights. Since all the world is so attached to material things, it’s very difficult for people to grasp how everything originates in conditions and causes. It’s a hard job for them to see the meaning of… Read More DAILY WISDOM 24/05/2010

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 22/05/2010

Riches ruin the man weak in discernment, but not those who seek the beyond. Through craving for riches the man weak in discernment ruins himself as he would others. -Dhammapada [24]