All descriptions of reality are temporary hypotheses.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading
Whoever sees me sees the teaching, and whoever sees the teaching sees me.
Now, Kalamas, don’t go by reports, by legends, by traditions, by scripture, by logical conjecture, by inference, by analogies, by agreement through pondering views, by probability, or by the thought, ‘This contemplative is our teacher.’...
Here bhikkhus, some misguided men learn the Dhamma–discourses, stanzas, expositions, verses, exclamations, sayings, birth stories, marvels, and answers to questions–but having learned the Dhamma, they do not examine the meaning of those teachings with wisdom....
Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.
Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.
To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana.
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Greater in battlethan the man who would conquera thousand-thousand men,is he who would conquerjust one —himself.Better to conquer yourselfthan others.When you’ve trained yourself,living in constant self-control,neither a deva nor gandhabba,nor a Mara banded with Brahmas,could...
If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.
Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living.