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Here and There ; GreatMiddleWay

Here and There;
Post by Tashi Nyima

 

As a river, when full, must flow

and reach and fill the distant plain,

so what is given here, indeed,

will reach and bless the beings there.

As water on a mountain top

must soon descend and fill the plain,

so what is given here, indeed,

will reach and bless the beings there.

 

—Buddha Shakyamuni, Nidhikanda Sutta, Khuddakapatha

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Five Keys to Right Speech; Buddhism and The Dharma Great Middle Way ~ —Buddha Shakyamuni

A statement endowed with five factors is well-spoken, not ill-spoken.

It is blameless and un-faulted by knowledgeable people. Which five?

It is spoken at the right time. It is spoken in truth.

It is spoken affectionately. It is spoken beneficially.

It is spoken with a mind of good-will. —Buddha Shakyamuni

—Buddha Shakyamuni

This is the law, ancient and inexhaustible – Zen Flash

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world. Speak or act with an impure mind and trouble will follow you, as the wheel follows the ox that draws the cart.

Speak or act with a pure mind and happiness will follow you as your shadow, unshakable.“Look how he abused me and hurt me, how he threw me down and robbed me.” Live with such thoughts and you live in hate. Abandon such thoughts, and live in love.
In this world hate never yet dispelled hate. Only love dispels hate. This is the law, ancient and inexhaustible.

~ Buddha ~
The Dhammapada

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Eight Symbols of Tibetan Buddhism — Rise Like A Lotus

Tibetan Buddhism is rich with imagery and symbolism. I’m pretty new to it, so I’m still learning these. (Source: buddhanet.net) Right-coiled White Conch Right-coiled White Conch The white conch which coils to the right symbolises the deep, far-reaching and melodious sound of the Dharma teachings, which being appropriate to different natures, predispositions and aspirations of […]

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