Tagged with consciousness

Quote of the Day: Buddha

Quote of the Day: Buddha

“Earnestness is the path of immortality, thoughtlessness the path of death. Those who are in earnest do not die, those who are thoughtless are as if dead already.” ~ Buddha Earnestness – developing the consistent habit of doing or giving our sincere best; for there is no more a man can offer the world than … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Gandhi

Quote of the Day: Gandhi

“In the attitude of silence, the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi It never ceases to amaze me how beautifully and eloquently some of the greatest minds and souls … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Avatamsaka Sutra

Quote of the Day: Avatamsaka Sutra

“Mind, Buddha and sentient beings; There is no difference in the three.” ~ Avatamsaka Sutra (Flower Adornment Sutra, Hua Yen Jing) A wonderful quote I’ve spent much time meditating on in the past. Today I found an English version of the complete Avatamsaka Sutra, which I’ve printed out to study on my own in the … Continue reading

Quote of the Day – Milarepa

Quote of the Day – Milarepa

“The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation.” ~ Milarepa Milarepa is often considered one of Tibet’s most famous yogis and poets and was a prominent figure in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. Here he shares wisdom concerning the importance of committing to consistent meditation practice. Many find … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Zenji

Quote of the Day: Zenji

“In a mind clear as still water, even the waves, breaking, are reflecting its light.” ~ Dogen Zenji Can you appreciate the beauty of the cosmic truths expressed in this poem? Have a very lovely weekend! xo

Quote of the Day: Wong Kiew Kit

Quote of the Day: Wong Kiew Kit

“All of us have the Buddha nature, or divine spark, in us.  We do not have to search for Buddhahood outside because we are all originally Buddhas.  In Christian terms, we do not have to search for God’s kingdom outside because the kingdom of God is within us.  Similarly, in Islam the essence of human … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Bhagavad Gita

Quote of the Day: Bhagavad Gita

“When you feel the suffering of every living thing within your own heart… that is true consciousness.” ~ Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita is a 700 verse excerpt from the Mahabharata – one of two of the major Sanskrit texts from ancient India – and details the insightful discussion between Prince Arjuna and the manifestation … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Hu Zhi

Quote of the Day: Hu Zhi

“One day, suddenly my mind was enlightened; there were no irrelevant thoughts. I saw all the myriad things in the world inside me, making me exclaim that the whole cosmos is in me.” ~ Hu Zhi This is how Hu Zhi – a Confucian philosopher of the Ming dynasty, though his interpretation could easily be mistaken … Continue reading