"Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we
learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick,
and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be
"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
"Suffering is not enough. Life is both dreadful and wonderful...How can I smile
when I am filled with so much sorrow? It is natural--you need to smile to your
sorrow because you are more than your sorrow."
A place for people curious about Buddhism to find some inspiration and explore our Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration Archives.
BigHappyBuddha.com is committed to the celebration of life. Promoting compassion, clarity & laughter. We offer an impressive selection of indoor & outdoor Buddha Statues and we have a unique variety of Meditation Supplies and much, much more!