June 30, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/30/2009


Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man who knows the double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 29, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/29/2009


To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 28, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/28/2009


Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 27, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/27/2009


Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher.

~ Buddhist Saying


June 26, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/26/2009


Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 25, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/25/2009


A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 24, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/24/2009


Therefore, be ye lamps unto yourselves, be a refuge to yourselves. Hold fast to Truth as a lamp; hold fast to the truth as a refuge. Look not for a refuge in anyone beside yourselves. And those, who shall be a lamp unto themselves, shall betake themselves to no external refuge, but holding fast to the Truth as their lamp, and holding fast to the Truth as their refuge, they shall reach the topmost height.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 23, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/23/2009


As the fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 22, 2009

June 21, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/21/2009


Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 20, 2009

June 19, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/19/2009


In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then Blaise them to be true.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 18, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/18/2009


Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 17, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/17/2009


Life is dear to all beings. They have the right to live the same as we do.


~Buddhist Saying


June 16, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/16/2009


No one can escape death and unhappiness. If people expect only happiness in life, they will be disappointed.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 15, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/15/2009


As soon as we think we are safe, something unexpected happens.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 14, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/14/2009


If we destroy something around us, we destroy ourselves. If we cheat another, we cheat ourselves.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 13, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/13/2009


Neither my life of luxury in the palace nor my life as an ascetic in the forest is the way to freedom.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 12, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/12/2009


We are the same as plants, as trees, as other people, as the rain that falls. We consist of that which is around us, we are the same as everything.


June 11, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/11/2009


All living beings have the Buddha nature and can become Buddhas.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 10, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/10/2009


There have been many Buddhas before me and will be many Buddhas in the future.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 09, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/9/2009


The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 08, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/8/2009


Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 07, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/7/2009


Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 06, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/6/2009


However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you If you do not act upon them?


~ Buddhist Saying


June 05, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/5/2009


An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 04, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/4/2009


You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 03, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/3/2009


The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 02, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/2/2009


Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.


~ Buddhist Saying


June 01, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 6/1/2009


On life's journey Faith is nourishment, Virtuous deeds are a shelter, Wisdom is the light by day and Right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life nothing can destroy him; If he has conquered greed nothing can limit his freedom.


~ Buddhist Saying