Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 28/11/2011

Meditation is like a single log of wood. Insight and investigation are one end of the log; calm and concentration are the other end. If you lift up the whole log, both sides come up at once. Which is concentration and which is insight? Just this mind. – Ajahn Chah, “Still Forest Pool”

Buddhist Wisdom

WEEKLY WISDOM 15/08/2011

Defilements are like a cat. If you feed it, it will keep coming around. Stop feeding it, and eventually it will not bother to come around anymore. – Ajahn Chah, “Still Forest Pool”