“The more you talk and think about it, the further astray you wander from the truth. Stop talking and thinking, and there is nothing you will not be able to know. To return to the root is to find the meaning, but to pursue appearances is to miss their source. At the moment of inner enlightenment there is a going beyond appearances and emptiness.”
These words were written almost 1,500 years ago in China.
by SARAH HUA 25 May 2016 Houston, Texas, May 25, 2016—Asia Society Texas Center is pleased to welcome back to Houston the Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery. From August 18-21, the monks will construct a sand mandala and perform ceremonies in the Center’s Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery. During this ritual, millions of grains […]
It is often thought that the Buddha’s doctrine teaches us that suffering will disappear if one has meditated long enough, or if one sees everything differently. It is not that at all. Suffering isn’t going to go away; the one who suffers is going to go away. —Ayya Khema
When you first encounter Buddhism, you’ll hear all sorts of explanations and you might be attracted to fantastic meditation experiences or cool stories about this teacher or that teacher. Th…
Source: The Buddhist Path in 3 words
“Suppose someone says something that angers you. Your old pathway wants to say something to punish him. But that makes us victims of our habit energy. Instead, you can breathe in and say, “Unhappiness is in me, suffering is in me, anger is in me, irritation is in me.” That is already helpful, recognizing your … Continue reading When compassion is born, you don’t suffer any more
Na jukna kabhi kisi se, Na rukna kisi mod pe, Na tham na kisi rah pe, Na harna kisi hal me. Ye Hauslo ki Udan he, Tu udana badi shan se. Nishan Chuk Maf, Nahi Maf Nichu Nishan. Forget each and everything, Happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts
Quality of thought….