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How to overcome fear: Buddha teachings | Buddhism (religion) | Words of Wisdom #103

The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world. There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires. A mind unruffled by the vagaries… Continue Reading

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How to discipline yourself: Buddha teachings | Buddhism (religion) | Words of Wisdom #105

How to discipline yourself: Buddha teachings | Buddhism (religion) | Words of Wisdom #105

A disciplined mind brings happiness. Purity and impurity depend on oneself; no one can purify another. Irrigators channel waters; fletchers straighten arrows; carpenters bend wood; the wise master themselves. Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise… Continue Reading

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How to deal with hate: Buddha teachings | Buddhism (religion) | Words of Wisdom #102

Resolutely train yourself to attain peace. He who can curb his wrath as soon as it arises, as a timely antidote will check snake’s venom that so quickly spreads, such a monk gives up the here and the beyond, just… Continue Reading

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Acts of kindness: Buddha teachings | Buddhism (religion) | Words of Wisdom #108

Acts of kindness: Buddha teachings | Buddhism (religion) | Words of Wisdom #108

Secret journey. Words of wisdom. If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current. How can he help others across? Understanding is the heartwood of well-spoken words. Speak only endearing speech,… Continue Reading