Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 22/02/2016

If he recites next to nothing but follows the Dhamma in line with the Dhamma; abandoning passion, aversion, delusion; alert, his mind well-released, not clinging either here or hereafter: he has his share in the contemplative life. – Dhammapada [19-20]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 15/02/2016

If a monk abandons passion for the property of form, If a monk abandons passion for the property of feeling, If a monk abandons passion for the property of perception, If a monk abandons passion for the property of fabrications, If a monk abandons passion for the property of consciousness, then owing to the abandonment… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 15/02/2016

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 08/02/2016

As in a pile of rubbish cast by the side of a highway a lotus might grow clean-smelling pleasing the heart, so in the midst of the rubbish-like, people run-of-the-mill & blind, there dazzles with discernment the disciple of the Rightly Self Awakened One. – Dhammapada [4]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 01/02/2016

If we have…presence of mind then whatever work we do will be the very tool which enables us to know right and wrong continually. There’s plenty of time to meditate, we just don’t fully understand the practice, that’s all. While sleeping we breathe, eating we breathe, don’t we? Why don’t we have time to meditate?… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 01/02/2016