Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 28/04/2014

Only for his ruin does renown come to the fool. It ravages his bright fortune & rips his head apart. He would want unwarranted status, preeminence among monks, authority among monasteries, homage from lay families. – Dhammapada [5]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 14/04/2014

Everywhere, truly, those of integrity stand apart. They, the good, don’t chatter in hopes of favour or gains. When touched now by pleasure, now pain, the wise give no sign of high or low. – Dhammapada [6]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 07/04/2014

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 disconcernment, reappears in hell. – Dhammapada… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 07/04/2014