buddha teaching

buddha teaching

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Buddha quotes

Buddha quotes-On self
*Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.That's the mark of a true professional.

*Mind is everything.Whatever you think you become.

*Self is the refuge of self.

*Know this Bhikkhus,I teach only of Dukkha and the elimination of Dukkha(unsatisfactoriness).

*Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

*In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.

*We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

*It is better to travel well than to arrive.

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

*I never see what has been done; i only see what remains to be done.

* i don't believe in a fate that fall on men however they act; but i do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.

*No one saves us but ourselves.No one can and no one may.We ourselves must walk the path.

*Peace comes from within;do not seek it without.

*Three things can not be long hidden:The sun,the moon and the truth.

*You will not be punished for your anger,you will be punished by your anger.

*Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

*The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.

*Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else ; you are the one who gets burned.

* Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

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

Buddha quotes-On relations

*The tongue is like sharp knife ....Kills without drawing blood.

*The way is not in the sky.The way is in the heart.

*There has to be a evil so that good can prove its purity above it.

* Better than a thousand hollow words ;is one word that brings peace.

* 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.

*Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

*A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.

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