April 30, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/30/2010


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

~The Buddha


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April 29, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/29/2010


"The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care. And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings."

~The Buddha


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April 28, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/28/2010


"Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill."

~The Buddha


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April 27, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/27/2010


"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."

~The Buddha


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April 26, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/26/2010


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


~The Buddha


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April 25, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/25/2010


"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


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April 24, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/24/2010


"What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind."


~The Buddha


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April 23, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/23/2010


"There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind."


~The Buddha


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April 22, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/22/2010


"It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell."


~The Buddha



April 21, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/21/2010


"I reached in experience the nirvana which is unborn, unrivalled, secure from attachment, undecaying and unstained. This condition is indeed reached by me which is deep, difficult to see, difficult to understand, tranquil, excellent, beyond the reach of mere logic, subtle, and to be realized only by the wise."


~The Buddha



April 20, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/20/2010


"If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser to gain the greater."


~The Buddha



April 19, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/19/2010


"The oceans have dried up; mountains have crumbled; the Pole Star is shaken; the earth founders; the gods perish. I am like a frog in a dry well."

~The Buddha



April 18, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/18/2010


"Although my father and step-mother were grieving with tears on their faces, I cut off my hair, I put on the yellow robes and went forth from home into homelessness. I had been wounded by the enjoyment of the world, and I had come out longing to obtain peace."

~The Buddha



April 17, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/17/2010


"When I was a child, I was delicately brought up, most delicately. A white sunshade was held over me day and night to protect me from cold, heat, dust, dirt, and dew. My father gave me three lotus ponds: one where red lotuses bloomed, one where white lotuses bloomed, one where blue lotuses bloomed."

~The Buddha



April 16, 2010

April 15, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/15/2010


"The world is filled with pain and sorrow. But I have found a serenity that you can find, too."

~The Buddha



April 14, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/14/2010


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

~The Buddha



April 13, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/13/2010


"Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death."

~Buddha



April 12, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/12/2010


"Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill."

~Buddha



April 11, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/11/2010


"To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance."

~Buddha



April 10, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/10/2010


"To keep the body in good health is our duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."

~Buddha


April 09, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/9/2010


"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."

~The Buddha



April 08, 2010

April 07, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration


"Thousands of candles can be lit from one single candle, and the life of that candle will not be shortened. Happiness is never decreased by being shared."

~Buddha