Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 28/07/2014

His attachments, his homes, can’t be found. Through knowing he is unperplexed, has attained the plunge into deathlessness: he’s what I call a brahmin. He has gone beyond attachment here for both merit & evil— sorrowless, dustless, & pure: he’s what I call a brahmin. – Dhammapada [411-412]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 21/07/2014

Guarded in speech, Well-restrained in body & mind, Do nothing unskillful. Purify these three courses of action, Bring to fruition The path that seers have proclaimed. – Dhammapada [20]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 14/07/2014

But when, having gone to the Buddha, Dhamma, & Sangha for refuge, you see with right discernment the four noble truths– stress, the cause of stress, the transcending of stress, & the noble eightfold path, the way to the stilling of stress: that’s the secure refuge, that, the supreme refuge, having gone to which, you… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 14/07/2014

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 07/07/2014

Free from anger, duties observed, principled, with no overbearing pride, trained, a ‘last-body’: he’s what I call a noble one. Like water on a lotus leaf, a mustard seed on the tip of an awl, he doesn’t adhere to sensual pleasures: he’s what I call a noble one. – Dhammapada [26]