Peals of Wisdom A collection of sayings, quotes and wisdom reflecting Buddhism or Zen philosophy and teachings, including sayings of the Buddha and Dalai Lama. 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. If a man lives a pure life nothing can destroy him; If he has conquered greed nothing can limit his freedom. Buddha Believe nothing on the faith of traditions, even though they have been held in honor for many generations and in diverse places. One of his students asked Buddha, "Are you the messiah?" Live in Joy Live in Joy, In love, Even among those who hate. Live in joy, In health, Even among the afflicted. Live in joy, In peace, Even among the troubled. Look within. There is no fire like greed, No crime like hatred, No sorrow like separation, No sickness like hunger of heart, And no joy like the joy of freedom. from the Dhammapada, Words of the Buddha The Dalai Lama Be a lamp unto Yourself
Charlie Chaplin I remain just one thing, and one thing only — and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician. Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was a British comedic actor and director, usually known by his stage name of Charlie Chaplin. Quotes My prodigious sin was, and still is, being a non-conformist. I am what I am: an individual, unique and different. Look up to the sky You'll never find rainbows If you’re looking down. The Great Dictator (1940) This is a story of a period between two World Wars — an interim in which insanity cut loose. Hynkel, the dictator, ruled the nation with an iron fist. I don't want to rule or conquer anyone. Hannah, can you hear me? In which Chaplin plays the roles of "Adenoid Hynkel", the dictator of Tomania, and "A Jewish Barber" the hero of the tale This is a story of a period between two World Wars — an interim in which insanity cut loose. The Barber's speech
Buddhist Meditation Meditation is the practice Buddhists know very well. The meaning of meditation or bhavana means “cultivation of the mind” . It is therefore an activity that is determined to increase their understanding and wisdom that are essential for the eradication of ” dukkha “. There are many different Buddhist meditation techniques depending on the tradition and school, for example in the Theravada Visuddhimagga there are listed up to 40 meditation methods. All of them are based on two components called Samatha (calm abiding, peace of mind) and Vipassana (direct knowledge, intuition). We must take into account that different traditions of Buddhism Mahayana developed their own unique methods. Buddhism is a means of individual and social transformation. Buddhist Meditation Technique Buddhist meditation does not mean only sitting on the floor to develop a contemplative awareness. In addition you are advised to take the pose of the actual Buddha . Meditation in the different schools 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
The Times of India: Latest News India, World & Business News, Cricket & Sports, Bollywood Gautama Buddha Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love. This is the eternal rule. Gautama Buddha (c. 563 – c. 483 BC) was a teacher and religious leader. "Buddha", meaning "awakened one" or "enlightened one" is a title, not a name; the Shakyamuni Buddha, whose original name was Siddhartha Gautama, was the founder of Buddhism. See also Dhammapada Quotes Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. No one saves us but ourselves, no one can and no one may. To cease from evil, to do good, and to purify the mind yourself, this is the teaching of all the Buddhas. We are what we think. Let my skin and sinews and bones dry up, together with all the flesh and blood of my body! Exertion Full text online, as translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu Sensual passions are your first enemy. Your second is called Discontent. Your third is Hunger & Thirst. Your fourth is called Craving. Fifth is Sloth & Drowsiness. Sixth is called Terror. Your seventh is Uncertainty. & disparage others.
Mae West Why don't you come up sometime and see me? Mary Jane West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress and playwright, most commonly known as "Mae" West. Quotes When I'm good, I'm very good. When you got the personality, you don't need the nudity. Goodness had nothing to do with it, dearie. External links
How to Meditate - Guided Meditation Techniques - Buddhist Meditations Home L'EVEIL, UNE RÉACTION EN CHAÎNE | Éveil Spirituel L'existence est immensément heureuse quand quelqu'un s'illumine, car l'illumination d'une personne, c'est véritablement le déclencheur de l'illumination de beaucoup d'autres. Cela peut de venir une longue chaîne qui peut se poursuivre pendant des siècles. Par exemple, ce qui a été déclenché par l'illumination de Gautama le Bouddha déclenche encore l'illumination de certaines gens. Vingt-cinq siècles sont passés, mais la chaîne a continué, il s'agit d'une réaction en chaîne. Quand des millions de cœurs commencent à fleurir, cela devient une réaction en chaîne. Tout comme une bougie allumée peut en allumer des milliers d'autres - il suffit d'approcher suffisamment les autres bougies, et soudain, la flamme saute sur la bougie qui n'était pas allumée. Cela vous réveille, et alors vous devenez conscient que c'est si simple et vous pouvez tirer les autres de leur sommeil. Osho
awesome quotes 1. ”Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour…..” – Albert Einstein 2. ”When you can’t smoke” – Rory Sutherland 3. ”Death does not concern us…” – Epicurus 4. ”I think it’s better to have ideas.” – Chris Rock 5. ”You gotta be able to smile…” 6. ”Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle…” – Buddha 7. 8. ”Some things are best left unsaid.” – Red 9. ”However vast the darkness we must supply our own light” -Stanley Kubrick 10. ”It Takes Courage…” – E.E.Cummings 11. ”The world has enough for everyone’s need…” Mahatma Gandhi 12. ”I’m a f*cking unicorn, and f*ck anybody who say I’m not”-Tyler, The Creator 13. ”It is the mark of an educated mind…” – Aristotle 14. ”The two most important days in your life…” – Mark Twain 15. ”Be humble, for you are made of earth, be noble, for you are made of stars” – Serbian proverb 16. 17. ”Mutual Weirdness” – Dr. 18. ”There is only one god…” – Syrio Forel 19. ”The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows” – Rocky Balboa 23. 25. 26. 28.