your eyes and you will see clearly. Cease to listen and you will
hear truth. Be silent and your heart will sing. Seek no contacts and
you will find union. Be still and you will move forward on the tide of the
spirit. Be gentle and you will need no strength. Be patient and you
will achieve all things. Be humble and you will remain entire.
is material shape, past, future, present, subjective or objective,
gross or subtle, mean or excellent, whether it is far or near all material
shape should be seen by perfect intuitive wisdom as it really is: "This
is not mine, this I am not, this is not my self."
is feeling, whatever is perception, whatever are habitual tendencies, whatever
is consciousness, past, future, present, subjective or objective, gross or
subtle, mean or excellent, whether it is far or near all should be seen by
perfect intuitive wisdom as it really is: "This is not mine, this I am
not, this is not my self."
as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good
deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely
through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance
who wherever he goes is attached to no person and to no place by ties of
flesh; who accepts good and evil alike, neither welcoming the one nor
shrinking from the other take it that such a one has attained Perfection.
people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men
see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends
them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he
take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man
treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as
sick and extravagant.
allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be
happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no
man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.
every man is given the key to the gates of heaven; the same key opens the
gates of hell.
Richard Feynman (19181988) "The Value of Science", 1955 In a Buddhist temple there [Honolulu], the man in charge explained a little bit about the Buddhist religion for tourists, and then ended his talk by telling them he had something to say to them that they would never forget and I have never forgotten it. It was a proverb of the Buddhist religion.
stupid neither forgive nor forget, the naive forgive and forget, the wise
forgive but do not forget.