Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 30/01/2017

Compassion is characterized as promoting the aspect of allaying suffering. Its function resides in not (enduring) others’ suffering. It is manifested as non-cruelty. Its proximate cause is to see helplessness in those overwhelmed by suffering. It succeeds when it makes cruelty subside, and it fails when it produces sorrow. – Buddhaghosa [Visuddhimagga]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 23/01/2017

This is the work of those who are skilled and peaceful, who seek the good: May they be able and upright, straightforward, of gentle speech and not proud. May they be content and easily supported, unburdened, with their senses calmed. May they be wise, not arrogant and without desire for the possessions of others. May… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 23/01/2017

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 02/01/2017

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