October 31, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/31/2010


"Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something,and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent."

~His Holiness the Dalai Lama


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October 28, 2010

October 26, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/26/2010


"We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don't really get solved. They come together and they fall apart."

~Pema Chodron


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October 25, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/25/2010


"If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher."

~Pema Chodron


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October 24, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/24/2010


"The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes."

~Pema Chodron


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October 22, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/22/2010


"Only by under going the trials and challenges of human affairs do we become strong and resilient."

~Master Cheng Yen


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October 21, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/21/2010


"If we are not attached to outcomes then we will not suffer from the pain of fallen expectations."

~Master Cheng Yen


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October 20, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/20/2010


"One should do one's best and leave the rest to fate. Do not keep difficulties inside the heart. People must overcome difficulties and not be overcome by difficulties."

~Master Cheng Yen


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October 19, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/19/2010


"Some people often complain that they are not beautiful, or that they do not get along well with others. Actually, getting along with others is not based on one's appearance, but on one's character. Good character is something we have to work at."

~Master Cheng Yen


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October 18, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/18/2010


"The obligation of a Sramanerika, a novice nun, is to bend her back and offer it as a stepping stone for those traveling from darkness to enlightenment.

And once she becomes a Bhiksuni, a nun, she will stop loving only a few people and start loving all the living beings, and she will also move from serving only her family towards serving the entire world."

~Master Cheng Yen


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October 17, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/17/2010


"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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October 16, 2010

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October 13, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/13/2010


"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


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October 12, 2010

October 11, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/11/2010


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


~The Buddha


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October 10, 2010

October 07, 2010

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 10/7/2010


The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you plant there?


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