Conquer the angry man by
The true meaning of the
precepts is not just that one should refrain from drinking alcohol, but
also from getting drunk on nirvana.
Make an island of
Do not pursue the past.
We must be diligent today.
The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel
confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
Venerable Cheng Yen
Our inability to stand someone results from our lack of cultivation.
Having a wider heart and mind is more important than having a larger house.
Happiness does not come from having much, but from being attached to little.
In Buddhism, both learning and practice are extremely important, and they must go hand in hand. Without knowledge, just to rely on faith, faith, and more faith is good but not sufficient. So the intellectual part must definitely be present. At the same time, strictly intellectual development
without faith and practice is also of no use. It is necessary to combine knowledge born from study with sincere practice in our daily lives. These two must go together.
His Holiness Dalai Lama XIV
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.