Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 25/12/2017

“It seems as though the rivers of craving are running in every direction,” said Ajita, “How can we dam them and hold them back? What can we use to close the floodgates?” The Buddha said: “Any river can be stopped with the dam of mindfulness. Caring and thoughtfulness are the flood stoppers. With wisdom you… Read More WEEKLY WISDOM 25/12/2017

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 11/12/2017

Having applied himself to what was not his own task, and not having applied himself to what was, having disregarded the goal to grasp at what he held dear, he now envies those who kept after themselves, took themselves to task. – Dhammapada [16]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 04/12/2017

In one who has gone the full distance, is free from sorrow, is fully released in all respects, has abandoned all bonds: no fever is found. The mindful keep active, don’t delight in settling back. They renounce every home, every home, like swans taking off from a lake. – Dhammapada [7]