Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 30/03/2015

Those with initiative, mindful, clean in action, acting with due consideration, heedful, restrained, living the Dhamma: their glory grows. Through initiative, heedfulness, restraint, & self-control, the wise would make an island no flood can submerge. – Dhammapada [2]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 16/03/2015

They awaken, always wide awake: Buddha’s disciples whose hearts delight, both day & night, in harmlessness. They awaken, always wide awake: Buddha’s disciples whose hearts delight, both day & night, in developing the mind. – Dhammapada [21]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 09/03/2015

Heedfulness: the path to the Deathless. Heedlessness: the path to death. The heedful do not die. The heedless are as if already dead. Knowing this as a true distinction, those wise in heedfulness rejoice in heedfulness, enjoying the range of the noble ones. The enlightened, constantly absorbed in jhana, persevering, firm in their effort: they… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 09/03/2015

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 02/03/2015

A shaven head Doesn’t mean a contemplative. The liar observing no duties, Filled with greed & desire: What kind of contemplative is he? But whoever tunes out The dissonance Of his evil qualities –large or small– in every way by bringing evil to consonance; he’s called a contemplative. – Dhammapada, 19