Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 05/09/2010

Just as a monkey roaming through the forest grabs hold of one branch, lets that go and grabs another, then lets go and grabs still another, so too that which is called “mind” and “mentality” and “consciousness” arises as one thing and ceases as another by day and by night. -Buddha, “The Connected Discourses of… Read More DAILY WISDOM 05/09/2010

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 04/09/2010

One sees pleasure as suffering And sees pain as a dart. One sees as impermanent the peaceful feeling That is neither pleasant nor painful. Such a bhikkhu who sees rightly Is thereby well released. Accomplished in knowledge, at peace, That sage has overcome all bonds. – Itivuttaka

Buddhist Wisdom

DAILY WISDOM 02/09/2010

Take heed that when effort is too strenuous it leads to strain and when too slack to laziness. So make a firm determination that you will adopt the middle way, not allowing yourself to struggle or to slacken, but recognizing that faith, energy, mindfulness, concentration, and wisdom are the fruits of a calm and equable… Read More DAILY WISDOM 02/09/2010