Monday, August 31, 2009

Albert Einstein

"Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic religion for the future: It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology; it covers both the natural and the spiritual, and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity."

Sunday, August 30, 2009

The essence of Buddhism is if you can't help others at least refrain from hurting them.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Friday, August 14, 2009

Jiddu Krishnamurti

"If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation."

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Buddhist Saying

Friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Pain itself destroys pain. Suffering itself frees man from suffering."

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Buddhist Saying

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

Monday, August 10, 2009

Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Sorrow is not in death but in loneliness, and conflict comes when you seek consolation, forgetfullness, explanations, and illusions."

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Buddhist Saying

If a man lives a pure life nothing can destroy him; If he has conquered greed nothing can limit his freedom.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The point is, is it possible for the mind to be totally free from suffering and yet not become indifferent, callous, irresponsible, but to have that passion, the intensity, the energy that freedom brings, freedom from suffering.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Buddhist Saying

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

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Instead of trying to see the flower in its original and entire beauty, you look at it through coloured glasses, and therefore you can never see it as it is.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Buddhist Saying

Pay no attention to the faults of others, things done or left undone by others. Consider only what by oneself is done or left undone.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Thich Nhat Hanh

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future; Live the actual moment.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Buddhist Saying

Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Buddhist Saying

On life's journey Faith is nourishment, Virtuous deeds are a shelter, Wisdom is the light by day and Right mindfulness is the protection by night.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Buddhist Saying

Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.