Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 28/05/2012

As rain seeps into an ill-thatched hut, so passion, the undeveloped mind. As rain doesn’t seep into a well-thatched hut, so passion does not, the well-developed mind. – Dhammapada [1]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 21/05/2012

“But what makes these ‘experts’ preach their own opinion and call it truth?” asked the inquirer. “Is it an inheritance of humankind to do this, or is it merely something they gain satisfaction from?” “Apart from consciousness,” answered the Buddha, “no absolute truths exist. False reasoning declares one view to be true and another view… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 21/05/2012

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 07/05/2012

Whoever, with a rod, harasses an innocent man, unarmed, quickly falls into any of ten things: harsh pains, devastation, a broken body, grave illness, mental derangement, trouble with the government, violent slander, relatives lost, property dissolved, houses burned down. At the break-up of the body this one with no discernment, reappears in hell. – Dhammapada… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 07/05/2012