October 26, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/26/2009


There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.

~The Buddha


October 25, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/25/2009


There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.

~The Buddha

October 24, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/24/2009


The world, indeed, is like a dream and the treasures of the world are an alluring mirage! Like the apparent distances in a picture, things have no reality in themselves, but they are like heat haze.

~The Buddha


October 23, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/23/2009


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.

~The Buddha


October 22, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/22/2009


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

~The Buddha


October 21, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/21/2009


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.

~The Buddha


October 20, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/20/2009


Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

~The Buddha


October 19, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/19/2009


Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men & women cannot live without a spiritual life.

~The Buddha


October 17, 2009

October 16, 2009


Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/16/2009


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

~The Buddha


October 15, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/15/2009


In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.

~The Buddha


October 14, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/14/2009


Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

~The Buddha


October 13, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/13/2009


He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.

~The Buddha


October 11, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/11/2009


Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.

~The Buddha


October 10, 2009

October 09, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/9/2009


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

~The Buddha


October 08, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/8/2009


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

~The Buddha


October 07, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/7/2009


Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.

~The Buddha


October 06, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/6/2009


Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

~The Buddha


October 05, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/5/2009


An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

~The Buddha


October 04, 2009

October 03, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/3/2009


All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?

~The Buddha


October 02, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/2/2009


All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.

~The Buddha


October 01, 2009

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/1/2009


All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.

~The Buddha