Overcoming - delusion, our fundamental ignorance, is a lifetime's task. If we expect realization to happen immediately, or if we expect to gain instant control of our thought and emotions, then we will only be disappointed. - Dalai Lama 14th
The Buddha said that his teaching are like medicine because they are able to cure us of our chronic misuse of the mind. - Hsing Yun
Be cautious about getting what you want if it means losing what you have.
- Victor M. Parachin
If you fall into poverty, live that way without grumbling – then your poverty will not burden you. Likewise, if you are rich, live with your riches. All this is the functioning of Buddha-nature. In short, Buddha-nature has the quality of infinite adaptability. - Philip Kapleau
To be a spiritual warrior, one must have a broken heart; without a broken heart and the sense of tenderness and vulnerability, your warriorship is untrustworthy.
- Chogyam Trungpa
You can't always get what you want and it may not be what you want anyway. - Ken McLeod
In my native land waves of attachment to friends and kin surge; hatred for enemies rages like fire; the darkness of indifference, not caring what to adopt or avoid, thickens. To abandon my native land is the practice of a Bodhisattva.
- Tokme Zangpo
It could be this simple intention to listen that heals someone who has had a rough week, and the one gesture that says, “I see you.” - Grace Song
You are leading a good life if you are satisfied with your life today and are not postponing your happiness until tomorrow. - Pomnyun Sunim
Yoga is the perfect and appropriate method of fusing body and mind together so that they form a perfect unity. - Carl Jung
Victor M. Parachin ...is a
Vedic educator, yoga instructor, Buddhist meditation teacher and author of a dozen books. Buy his books at amazon or your local bookstore.