April 30, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/30/2012

"It is wrong to think that misfortunes come from the east or from the west; they originate within one's own mind. Therefore, it is foolish to guard against misfortunes from the external world and leave the inner mind uncontrolled."
~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 27, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/27/2012

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

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 26, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/26/2012

"Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."
 
~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 25, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/25/2012

"An unreflecting mind is a poor roof. Passion, like the rain, floods the house. But if the roof is strong, there is shelter. Whoever follows impure thoughts suffers in this world and the next. In both worlds he suffers and greatly."
 
~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 24, 2012

April 21, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/21/2012

"How long the night to the watchman, how long the road to the weary traveller, how long the wandering of many lives to the fool who misses the way."

~Shakyamuni Buddha
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April 20, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/20/2012

"The discipline which I have imparted to you will lead you when I am gone. Practice to attain the goal of enlightenment and awakening."

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 19, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/19/2012

"If there is no other world and there is no fruit and ripening of actions well done or ill done, then here and now in this life I shall be free from hostility, affliction, and anxiety, and I shall live happily."

~Shakyamuni Buddha


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April 17, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/17/2012


"Those who speak much are blamed, those who speak little are blamed. In this world there are none who are not blamed. Try not to blame."

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 16, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/16/2012


"It is ignorance that smothers, and it is carelessness that makes it invisible. The hunger of craving pollutes the world, and the pain of suffering causes the greatest fear."

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 15, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/15/2012


"One who previously made bad karma, but who reforms and creates good karma, brightens the world like the moon appearing from behind a cloud."

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 14, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/14/2012


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

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 13, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/13/2012


"Overcome your uncertainties and free yourself from dwelling on sorrow. When you delight in existence, you will become a guide to those in need, revealing the path to many."

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 12, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/12/2012


"Find out for yourself what is truth, what is real. Discover that there are virtuous things and there are non-virtuous things. Once you have discovered for yourself give up the bad and embrace the good."

~Shakyamuni Buddha
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April 11, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/11/2012


"Do not give up your authority and follow blindly the will of others. This way will lead to only delusion."

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 10, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/10/2012


"Don't blindly believe what I say. Don't believe me because others convince you of my words. Don't believe anything you see, read, or hear from others, whether of authority, religious teachers or texts. Don't rely on logic alone, nor speculation. Don't infer or be deceived by appearances."

~Shakyamuni Buddha

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April 09, 2012

April 08, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 4/8/2012


"If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding."

~His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV

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April 06, 2012