Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 10/09/2018

A blessing: the arising of Awakened Ones. A blessing: the teaching of true Dhamma. A blessing: the concord of the Sangha. The austerity of those in concord is a blessing. – Dhammapada [14]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 03/09/2018

You yourself should reprove yourself, should examine yourself. As a self-guarded monk with guarded self, mindful, you dwell at ease. Your own self is your own mainstay. Your own self is your own guide. Therefore you should watch over yourself– as a trader, a fine steed. – Dhammapada [25]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 20/08/2018

An ochre robe tied round their necks, many with evil qualities —unrestrained, evil— re-arise, because of their evil acts, in hell. Better to eat an iron ball —glowing,… – Dhammapada [307-308]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 30/07/2018

Arrived at the finished, unfrightened, unblemished, free of craving, he has cut away the arrows of becoming. This physical heap is his last. Free from craving, ungrasping, astute in expression, knowing the combination of sounds which comes first & which after. He’s called a last-body greatly discerning great man. – Dhammapada [351 – 352]

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 23/07/2018

Guarded in speech, Well-restrained in body & mind, Do nothing unskillful. Purify these three courses of action. Bring to fruition The path that seers have proclaimed. – Dhammapada [20]