July 31, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/31/2010


"Whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings...that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide."

~The Buddha


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July 30, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/30/2010


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

~The Buddha


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July 29, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/29/2010


"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


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July 28, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/28/2010


"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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July 27, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/27/2010


"There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it. To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance."

~The Buddha


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July 26, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/26/2010


"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


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July 25, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/25/2010


"They are not following dharma who resort to violence to achieve their purpose. But those who lead others through nonviolent means, knowing right and wrong, may be called guardians of the dharma. Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind. Then they proceed with strong determination."

~The Buddha


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July 24, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/24/2010


"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


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July 23, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/23/2010


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

~The Buddha


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July 22, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/22/2010


"Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed."

~The Buddha


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July 21, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/21/2010


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

~The Buddha


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July 20, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/20/2010


"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


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July 19, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/19/2010


"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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July 18, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/18/2010


"A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he instruct others."

~The Buddha


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July 16, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/16/2010


"Seeing the Way is like going into a dark room with a torch; the darkness instantly departs, while the light alone remains. When the Way is attained and the truth is seen, ignorance vanishes and enlightenment abides forever."

~Gautam Buddha


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July 15, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/15/2010


"When an evil-doer, seeing you practice goodness, comes and maliciously insults you, you should patiently endure it and not feel angry with him, for the evil-doer is insulting himself by trying to insult you."

~Gautam Buddha


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July 14, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/14/2010


"How easy it is to see your brother's faults, How hard it is to face your own."

~Gautam Buddha


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July 13, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/13/2010


"It is a fool who doesn't rightfully pardon another who has confessed his transgression."

~Anguttara Nikaya


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July 12, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/12/2010


"A wise person is characterized by his actions, and a fool by his. It is through the activities of one's life that one's discernment shines."

~Anguttara Nikaya


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July 11, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/11/2010


"When developed and apparent, the mind leads to great benefit; when undeveloped and unapparent, to great harm."

~Anguttara Nikaya


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July 10, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/10/2010


"When developed, the mind leads to great benefit. When undeveloped, to great harm."

~Anguttara Nikaya


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July 09, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/9/2010


"People pay for what they do, and still more, for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it simply: by the lives they lead."

~Edith Wharton


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July 08, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/8/2010


"Men may not get all they pay for in this world; but they must certainly pay for all they get."

~Frederick Douglas


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July 07, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/7/2010


"Those who were pre-ordained to have no good karma at all - gazing into the lamp of emotional attachment, they are burnt, like moths in a flame."

~Sri Guru Granth Sahib


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