Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 30/07/2010

The world’s end can never be reached by means of travelling through the world, Yet without reaching the world’s end there is no release from suffering. Therefore, truly, the world-knower, the wise one, gone to the world’s end, fulfiller of the holy life, having known the world’s end, at peace, longs not for this world… Read More DAILY WISDOM 30/07/2010

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 27/07/2010

The Lord taught a holy life Not based on tradition, For restraint and abandoning, Leading to and merging in Nibbana. This is the path followed by the great, Pursued by the lofty sages. Those who enter that course As taught by the Enlightened One, Heeding the Teacher’s instruction, Will make an end of suffering. –… Read More DAILY WISDOM 27/07/2010

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 26/07/2010

Just as in the autumn a farmer, ploughing with a large plough cuts through all the spreading rootlets as he ploughs; in the same way, bhikkhus, the perceiving of impermanence, developed and frequently practised, removes all sensual passion…removes and abolishes all conceit of ‘I am’. -Samyutta Nikaya

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 25/07/2010

The one who beholds that which has become as become Passes beyond that becoming And is released from craving for sensation. In that which really is, he understands becoming. Free from longing for birth or death, He finds the true meaning of the end of becoming. -Itivuttaka Sutta

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 24/07/2010

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 get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us be thankful. -The Buddha

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 23/07/2010

The teaching about the way things are is not a way to enlightenment for someone who is still filled with desires or who still longs to be this or that. But those who do understand it will become beings of distinction, dispersing all the forces of confusion. -Sutta Nipata