Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 21/05/2018

The real basis of Buddhism is full knowledge of the truth of reality. If one knows this truth then no teaching is necessary. If one doesn’t know, even if he listens to the teaching, he doesn’t really hear. – Ajahn Chah, “Taste of Freedom”

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 07/05/2018

Speak not harshly to anyone. Those thus addressed will retort. Painful, indeed, is vindictive speech. Blows in exchange may bruise you. If, like a cracked gong, you silence yourself, you have already attained Nibbana: no vindictiveness will be found in you. – Dhammapada [133-134]