Buddha

Buddha

Gautama Buddha (c. 563 BCE/480 BCE – c. 483 BCE/400 BCE), also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Śhakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in the eastern part of ancient India sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE. Gautama is the primary figure in Buddhism.

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Hatred is never ended by hatred but by love.

If you're respectful by habit constantly honoring the worthy four things increase: long life, beauty, happiness, strength.

In the sky there is no distinction of east and west, people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.

Of all the worldly passions lust is the most intense. All other worldly passions seem to follow in its train.

Inward calm cannot be maintained unless physical strength is constantly and intelligently replenished.

It is a man's own mind not his enemy or foe that lures him to evil ways.

Being deeply learned and skilled, being well trained and using well spoken words, this is good luck.

What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind.

He who experiences the unity of life, sees his own Self in all beings and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.

If a man's mind becomes pure his surroundings will also become pure.

Watering the flowers and the trees, whispering to them, talking to them. Then they will grow to be more bright and luxuriant.

Do not overrate what you have received nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.

It is better to spend one day contemplating the birth and death of all things, than a hundred years never contemplating beginnings and endings.

I consider the positions of kings and rulers as that of dust motes. I observe treasures of gold and gems as so many bricks and pebbles. I look upon the finest silken robes as tattered rags. I see myriad worlds of the universe as small seeds of fruit and the greatest lake on Earth as a drop of oil on my foot.

They are not following dharma who resort to violence to achieve their purpose. But those who lead others through nonviolent means, knowing right and wrong, may be called guardians of the dharma.

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.

The world indeed is like a dream and the treasures of the world are an alluring mirage! Like the apparent distances in a picture, things have no reality in themselves but they are like heat haze.

Born out of concern for all beings.

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