Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 25/08/2014

A blessing in the world: reverence to your mother. A blessing: reverence to your father as well. A blessing in the world: reverence to a contemplative. A blessing: reverence for a brahmin, too. A blessing into old age is virtue. A blessing: conviction established. A blessing: discernment attained. The non-doing of evil things is a… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 25/08/2014

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 18/08/2014

A head of gray hairs Doesn’t mean one’s an elder. Advanced in years, One’s called an old fool. But one in whom there is Truth, restraint, Rectitude, gentleness, Self-control– He’s called an elder, His impurities disgorged, Enlightened. – Dhammpada [19]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 11/08/2014

Guard against anger erupting in mind; in mind, be restrained. Having abandoned mental misconduct, live conducting yourself well in mind. Those restrained in body –the enlightened– restrained in speech & in mind –enlightened– are the ones whose restraint is secure. – Dhammpada [17]