Tag Archives: Thought

Eight lessons of the Buddha for a happy and harmonious life

1. Start small – this is normal. A jug fills slowly, drop by drop. Each artist was once an amateur. We all start out small, do not neglect small. If you are consistent and patient, you will succeed! No one … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, karma, Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MAKING ROOM TO DEVELOP

When clouds cover the sky, we cannot see the pure nature of space. Likewise, when conceptual thoughts occupy the mind, we cannot see the pure nature of the mind. To see whether this is true, we can meditate so that … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, Joy, Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Four right efforts

1.One should put forth some effort to prevent evil, and prevent unwholesome states of mind from arising. 2.One should put forth some effort to get rid of evil and unwholesome states of mind that are there (have arisen). 3.Put forth … Continue reading

Posted in karma, Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Living

“Happy”, everyone wants to be. Whatever you are doing, whatever you are chasing for, whether you are doing something noble or something siner but your ultimate goal is to be happy. Happiness has different meaning for everyone, for me it … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, Joy, Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Detachment – Way to Enlightment

It has been said that the highest wisdom lies in detachment, or, in the words of Chung-Tzu, ‘The perfect man employs his mind as a mirror; it grasps nothing; it refuses nothing; it receives, but does not keep.’ Detachment means … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Truth – NON-DUALITY in Life

Truth occupies a very important position in the Buddha’s teaching. The Four Noble Truths are the hub of the wheel of the Dhamma. Truth (//sacca//) is one of the ten perfections to be cultivated in order to purify oneself. Truth … Continue reading

Posted in Joy, Life, Mind, Peace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dukkha – sorrow – Outcome of one’s mind

TO CONTROL ONE’S MIND Our old friend, //dukkha//, arises in the mind as dissatisfaction caused by all sorts of triggers. It can be triggered by bodily discomfort, but more often it is caused by the mind’s own aberrations and convolutions. … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, Joy, Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

40 Ways to Live Life Without Regrets

We all have something stored in our memory banks of the past that we wish we could have done differently, or something we wish we didn’t do. As we get older we learn and grow. But that doesn’t mean we … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, Joy, Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life Lessons from Buddha – Part II

“Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” If you can free your mind and become awakened then you will understand the true meaning of life. By doing this you free yourself from the pain … Continue reading

Posted in Happiness, Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inner Thoughts and Outward Results

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts. If man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him, as the wheel … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Mind, Peace, Satisfaction | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment