Tagged with experience

Quote of the Day: Confucius

Quote of the Day: Confucius

“When anger rises, think of the consequences.” ~ Confucius Emotions are a part of the human experience; but whether we choose to master our emotions, or let our emotions be the master of us, is the key to transcending the experience. Have a lovely Wednesday, xo

Quote of the Day: Wong Kiew Kit

Quote of the Day: Wong Kiew Kit

“A special and very important principle in Buddhism is that a follower should base his religion on his personal understanding and experience, and not on faith or on the authority of scriptures alone. Although a significant source of understanding comes from book learning, the supreme attainment is not the mere understanding of what enlightenment is, … 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: D. T. Suzuki

Quote of the Day: D. T. Suzuki

“Not mere talk about water, nor the mere sight of a spring, but an actual mouthful of it gives the thirsty complete satisfaction.” ~ David T. Suzuki When you are curious about something or have a question you seek an answer to, why seek this information from others or from simple observation when you can … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Chittister

Quote of the Day: Chittister

“Acceptance is the universal currency of real friendship. . . .It does not warp or shape or wrench a person to be anything other than what they are.” ~ Joan Chittister True friendship is a wonderful blessing:Β to be fully accepted by another – merits and faults together – and to be loved simply for the … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Buddha

Quote of the Day: Buddha

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Hagen

Quote of the Day: Hagen

“Truth does not need any explanation. It only needs to be seen.” ~ Steve Hagan – – – – – The more I journey along my path of discovery and growth, the less I am able to put the things I experience and learn into words. It is the same reason why a zen mondo … Continue reading