Monthly Archives: October 2017

WEEKLY WISDOM 30/10/2017

Focus, not on the rudenesses of others, not on what they’ve done or left undone, but on what you have & haven’t done yourself.

– Dhammapada [4]

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WEEKLY WISDOM 23/10/2017

One who wouldn’t, not for his own sake nor that of another, hanker for wealth, a son, a kingdom, his own fulfillment, by unrighteous means: he is righteous, rich in virtue, discernment.

Dhammapada [6]

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WEEKLY WISDOM 16/10/2017

 

Winning gives birth to hostility. Losing, one lies down in pain. The calmed lie down with ease, having set winning & losing aside.

– Dhammapada [15]

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WEEKLY WISDOM 09/10/2017

Simply talking a lot doesn’t maintain the Dhamma. Whoever, although has heard next to nothing, sees Dhamma through his body, is not heedless of Dhamma: he is one who maintains the Dhamma.

– Dhammapada [259]

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WEEKLY WISDOM 02/10/2017

From contact comes feeling. From feeling comes reaction. This is what keeps us in the cycle of birth and death. Our reactions to our feelings are our passport to rebirth.

– Ayya Khema, “Being Nobody, Going Nowhere”

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