Beautiful Thought by Buddha

by saji80
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I just recieved a forward from my friend. Thought I will share with you all.


Beautiful Thought by Lord Buddha



Once Buddha was travelling with a few of his followers. While they were passing a lake, Buddha told one of his disciples, "I am thirsty. Do get me some water from the lake."




The disciple walked up to the lake. At that moment, a bullock cart started crossing through the lake. As a result, the water became very muddy and turbid. The disciple thought, "How can I give this muddy water to Buddha to drink?"



So he came back and told Buddha, "The water in there is very muddy. I don't think it is fit to drink."



After about half an hour, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back to the lake.



The disciple went back, and found that the water was still muddy. He returned and informed Buddha about the same.



After sometime, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back.



This time, the disciple found the mud had settled down, and the water was clean and clear. So he collected some water in a pot and brought it to Buddha.



Buddha looked at the water, and then he looked up at the disciple and said," See what you did to make the water clean. You let it be, and the mud settled down on its own -- and you have clear water.



Your mind is like that too ! When it is disturbed, just let it be. Give it a little time. It will settle down on its own. You don't have to put in any effort to calm it down. It will happen. It is effortless."



Having 'Peace of Mind' is not a strenuous job; it is an effortless process!





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    What an excellent proverb to start the day. Thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author Kevin Tan
    Thanks for sharing this beautiful thought.
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    Originally Posted by saji80 View Post


    Having 'Peace of Mind' is not a strenuous job; it is an effortless process!





    Sort of like before you throw any words that might hurt other people, try to think twice or even thrice, take time ..take time... How inspiring this one is!

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  • Profile picture of the author JustinDupre
    Love the story! It's so true about calming down your mind through time.. I really enjoy buddha teaching and many of his principles.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joe Motion
    I'm with you on this.. the whole religion is pretty impressive.
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    • Profile picture of the author classiqa
      This can be described as resistance, when you have resistance things will become worst, but when you let it go accept what it is and focus on what you want you will be amazed of the results you will see.
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  • Profile picture of the author betteseo
    This is lovely. thanks for sharing. Thai people have a saying:

    Jai Yen Yen na.

    it means to cool your heart. when you have problems or encounter some difficulty in your life, first cool your heart before you respond.
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  • Profile picture of the author Expert212
    Indeed, some times you do really hard effort to search success... yet it is running behind you. Thanks for sharing.
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    thanks for those excellent words.
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  • Profile picture of the author DIGITALCHAMELEON
    Though I am not a Buddha believer but I still impress this bunch of quote, really inspiring.
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  • Profile picture of the author happyme
    That's a beautiful thought seriously. I mean he did not spend such a long time for nothing.
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  • Profile picture of the author ehsan6sha
    Good ones! Thank you for sharing
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  • Profile picture of the author jennyd79
    Lovely Thought! Thank you!

    Reminds me of something similar and it is a motto that I live by.

    "Why worry? If you can do something about it, there is no need to worry. If you can't do something about it, there is no point in worrying."
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    • Profile picture of the author JPSimplySites
      What a beautiful reminder for us to rest and relax when things around us seem to be out of control. A lot of time, after a few days or a week of letting things calm down, your perspective about it change and everything is clean and clear again.

      Thanks for sharing it.



      Jan
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  • Profile picture of the author Joseph Wilcox
    Perhaps my favorite saying :

    "There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth. Not going all the way, and not starting." Buddha

    I find this problem is the most common among internet marketers in general. There is a certain lack of action. "Truth" can be many things. In essence, all things are paths to various truths. One must start if they wish to find what is at the end.

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  • Profile picture of the author Edwin101
    Thanks for sharing!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Anotherdesignteam
    That's true. A troubled mind can not create unless it's given the time to feel free. That's why meditation works miracles. Like throwing a rock into the ocean. The water will wave heavily, but it'll also settle down again in time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mariah Clarinda
    Such a profound thought, amazingly we miss it so easily. Keep your mind focused on the goal instead of occupied with other useless thoughts.
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    • Profile picture of the author JoeUK
      Amazing, I'm just 'getting into' Zen Buddhism, everything I read about it just seems to resonate with me perfectly
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  • Profile picture of the author browndawn
    great shares;;;; i love this quotes!!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Anna1956
    Thank you saji80, that is truely beautiful.

    The proverb for this month on my Buddha calender says:

    "Do not overrate what you have, nor envy others. He who envies never obtains
    peace of mind"

    Shakyamuni Buddha
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  • Profile picture of the author Aviator Joe
    I really like this thought, when you think about it, that's just the way it is
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    Thanks for sharing sucha beautiful thought, keep up the good work!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author marcusalphaeus
    Hi guys,

    Just sharing another meaning quote I came across that is in line with those on this thread. I found this useful in helping me think out of the box or simply easing my mind sometimes.

    ""For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them."
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  • Profile picture of the author kmids
    That's beautiful thank you. Dicipline is definately something I struggle with.
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    I'm a Buddhist and very happy about sharing this thought!
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  • Profile picture of the author nabertracy
    What a lovely post!!!!!thanks for sharing...
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  • Profile picture of the author MarketerINC
    These are really niche statements by Lord Buddha
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  • Profile picture of the author Kaysa
    Just let your mind flow calmly and you will calm too. That's easier than trying to calm down with willpower.

    Thanks for the lesson.
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  • Profile picture of the author Christine2011
    Worth reading Thanks for sharing...

    Yes, I would love to apply this personally
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  • Profile picture of the author dorianjohn425
    Originally Posted by saji80 View Post

    I just recieved a forward from my friend. Thought I will share with you all.


    Beautiful Thought by Lord Buddha



    Once Buddha was travelling with a few of his followers. While they were passing a lake, Buddha told one of his disciples, "I am thirsty. Do get me some water from the lake."




    The disciple walked up to the lake. At that moment, a bullock cart started crossing through the lake. As a result, the water became very muddy and turbid. The disciple thought, "How can I give this muddy water to Buddha to drink?"



    So he came back and told Buddha, "The water in there is very muddy. I don't think it is fit to drink."



    After about half an hour, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back to the lake.



    The disciple went back, and found that the water was still muddy. He returned and informed Buddha about the same.



    After sometime, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back.



    This time, the disciple found the mud had settled down, and the water was clean and clear. So he collected some water in a pot and brought it to Buddha.



    Buddha looked at the water, and then he looked up at the disciple and said," See what you did to make the water clean. You let it be, and the mud settled down on its own -- and you have clear water.



    Your mind is like that too ! When it is disturbed, just let it be. Give it a little time. It will settle down on its own. You don't have to put in any effort to calm it down. It will happen. It is effortless."



    Having 'Peace of Mind' is not a strenuous job; it is an effortless process!





    With peace of mind and heart, we will be able to live life well

    Make our business successful and relate to others with enthusiasm.
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    Love it! Thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author divingfenix
      Wow! This is just what I needed to read tonight. I was reminded of a quote...

      "Worry is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do but doesn't get you anywhere."
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  • Profile picture of the author hireava
    Great post saji80! Very insightful!
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  • Profile picture of the author jade69
    Hi there,

    Tears happy to hear about Buddhists here.

    There is another Dharma jewel that gives you chills:

    The quote is adapted from a Sutra.

    "Train in acts of merit that bring long lasting bliss. I am cognizant that having long performed acts of merit I long experienced pleasant, desirable results. Having developed a mind of good will for seven years, than for seven aeons of cosmic contraction and expansion I didn't return to this world. For thirty-six times I was the ruler of gods. For hundreds of times I was a king, conqueror of the four corners of the Earth to say nothing about the times I was a local king.
    Then the thought occurred to me of what action is the result that now I have such power and might? It is generosity, self-control and restraint."

    accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/kn/iti/iti.1.001-027.than.html#iti-022
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  • Profile picture of the author janicelou
    Having 'Peace of Mind' is not a strenuous job; it is an effortless process!


    That's an awesome and very true story. thank you so much for sharing!
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  • Profile picture of the author bizlinkx
    Thanks for sharing this excellent quote. So true.
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  • Profile picture of the author celestrist
    Cool idea!
    Remind me of Milton:
    The mind is its own place in itself
    Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven
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  • Profile picture of the author IMWinner
    Thanks for sharing that words of wisdom that will surely help us in our daily life. Time always heals things; you just need to settle it down before doing something that will make you regret it afterwards. As what fellow warriors have already stated above, a peace of mind works better than a troubled mind. I totally agree also with what have been said earlier that our mind is like the lake as what Buddha have shared to us. We just need to settle things that are clouding our mind before we make some judgement and will try to speak our mind.
    Think before we open our mouth is also helpful to our life, since before we could possibly hurt other people by our words, we need to really think of it thoroughly before we let those words fly from our mouth.
    Thank you for sharing to us what Buddha the enlightened had shared to his disciple.
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  • Profile picture of the author JingQuimPo
    Yes, this is nice. A simple story but full of wisdom. Reminded me of Bruce Lees Water Full and Empty Cup story.
    Nice one.. Thanks

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    Beautiful start to my Monday - thank you very much for sharing!
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    Great share. thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author lame123
    Really great post to share. Peace of mind is something which is actually very necessary to get success and to overcome the problems.
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    This thoughts in themselves calm down. Thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author jade69
    Sleeping Well in the Cold Forest

    On one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Alavi on a spread of leaves by a cattle track in a simsapa forest. Then Hatthaka of Alavi, out roaming & rambling for exercise, saw the Blessed One sitting on a spread of leaves by the cattle track in the simsapa forest. On seeing him, he went to him and, on arrival, having bowed down to him, sat to one side. As he was sitting there he said to the Blessed One, "Lord, I hope the Blessed One has slept in ease."
    "Yes, young man. I have slept in ease. Of those in the world who sleep in ease, I am one."


    "But cold, lord, is the winter night. The 'Between-the-Eights'[1] is a time of snowfall. Hard is the ground trampled by cattle hooves. Thin is the spread of leaves. Sparse are the leaves in the trees. Thin are your ochre robes. And cold blows the Verambha wind. Yet still the Blessed One says, 'Yes, young man. I have slept in ease. Of those in the world who sleep in ease, I am one.'"


    "In that case, young man, I will question you in return. Answer as you see fit. Now, what do you think: Suppose a householder or householder's son has a house with a gabled roof, plastered inside & out, draft-free, with close-fitting door & windows shut against the wind. Inside he has a horse-hair couch spread with a long-fleeced coverlet, a white wool coverlet, an embroidered coverlet, a rug of kadali-deer hide, with a canopy above, & red cushions on either side. And there a lamp would be burning, and his four wives, with their many charms, would be attending to him. Would he sleep in ease, or not? Or how does this strike you?"


    "Yes, lord, he would sleep in ease. Of those in the world who sleep in ease, he would be one."
    "But what do you think, young man. Might there arise in that householder or householder's son any bodily fevers or fevers of mind born of passion so that — burned with those passion-born fevers — he would sleep miserably?"
    "Yes, lord."
    "As for those passion-born fevers — burned with which the householder or householder's son would sleep miserably — that passion has been abandoned by the Tathagata, its root destroyed, made like a palmyra stump, deprived of the conditions of development, not destined for future arising. Therefore he sleeps in ease.
    "Now, what do you think, young man. Might there arise in that householder or householder's son any bodily fevers or fevers of mind born of aversion so that — burned with those aversion-born fevers — he would sleep miserably?"
    "Yes, lord."
    "As for those aversion-born fevers — burned with which the householder or householder's son would sleep miserably — that aversion has been abandoned by the Tathagata, its root destroyed, made like a palmyra stump, deprived of the conditions of development, not destined for future arising. Therefore he sleeps in ease.
    "Now, what do you think, young man. Might there arise in that householder or householder's son any bodily fevers or fevers of mind born of delusion so that — burned with those delusion-born fevers — he would sleep miserably?"
    "Yes, lord."
    "As for those delusion-born fevers — burned with which the householder or householder's son would sleep miserably — that delusion has been abandoned by the Tathagata, its root destroyed, made like a palmyra stump, deprived of the conditions of development, not destined for future arising. Therefore he sleeps in ease.

    * Tathagata is the name by which The Buddha (The Blessed One) refers to himself.

    accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/an/an03/an03.034.than.html
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    Do not believe 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 its found written in your religious books
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    Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teacher and elders(IM Experts).

    But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conductive to the good and benefit of one and all. Then accept it and live up to it.

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    wow

    I am at a loss for words
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    Great though shared there, I really appreciated that. Reading something inspiring and thought provoking like this early in the morning will help making the day a lot brighter
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    • Profile picture of the author CarolynSimonsen
      I am a Buddhist and this is just a single thought of millions of Buddha words..
      Lord Buddha is the greatest human being who born in this world.
      he was a man like us.
      he achieve the best position a human being can achieve.
      he died as a human being.
      And we just have to follow him not to live according to religious rules.
      BUDDHISM IS AN EDUCATION, NOT A RELIGION OR A PHILOSOPHY

      hXXp://knol.google.com/k/fiona-ng/buddhism-is-an-education-not-a-religion/1uaxxn52jhb2i/1#


      He is the greatest human being ever..


      Any way thank you for share his thought here for all of us..
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    • Profile picture of the author Anthony
      It's truly a beautiful one. Thanks
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    This is super awesome
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    I must accept that this impress me , Thanks for sharing
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    That is an interesting story with an intelligent conclusion
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  • Profile picture of the author GeorgeJafen
    So true, patience is such a valuable tool.
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    Impressed me also..thanks for sharing
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  • Profile picture of the author ernestrategos
    Thank you, it is the power of acceptance!

    Let things be as they are, seems so simple and yet so hard; the wisdom and beauty of the natural, I love these stories! another one:

    The Real Miracle

    When Bankei was preaching at Ryumon temple, a Shinshu priest, who believed in salvation through repetition of the name of the Buddha of Love, was jealous of his large audience and wanted to debate with him.

    Bankei was in the midst of a talk when the priest appeared, but the fellow made such a disturbance that Bankei stopped his discourse and asked about the noise.

    "The founder of our sect," boasted the priest, "had such miraculous powers that he held a brush in his hand on one bank of the river, his attendant held up a paper on the other bank, and the teacher wrote the holy name of Amida through the air. Can you do such a wonderful thing?"

    Bankei replied lightly: "Perhaps your fox can perform that trick, but that is not the manner of Zen. My miracle is that when I feel hungry I eat, and when I feel thirsty I drink."
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    The idea is really working after learning it three years back from my mentor !
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    Buddha has some inspirational stuff in his bio by Springseil. Check it out.
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    My heartfelt gratitude to you guys...for sharing your thoughts and inspirational quotes.
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    great idea to share those thoughts .... a good saying and proverb .......
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  • Profile picture of the author anwar001
    Very nice advice for achieving peace of mind for disturbed souls.
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    but sometime my mind feels always a lot of mud that will never get clean, i feel too much thinking
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    When things go wrong in our life and we encounter difficult situations we tend to regard the situation itself as the problem, but in reality whatever problems we experience come from the side of the mind. If we were to respond to difficult situations with a positive or peaceful mind they would not be problems for us; indeed we may even come to regard them as challenges or opportunities for growth and development. Problems arise only if we respond to difficulties with a negative state of mind.
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    • Profile picture of the author Favion
      Originally Posted by Will Washington View Post

      When things go wrong in our life and we encounter difficult situations we tend to regard the situation itself as the problem, but in reality whatever problems we experience come from the side of the mind. If we were to respond to difficult situations with a positive or peaceful mind they would not be problems for us; indeed we may even come to regard them as challenges or opportunities for growth and development. Problems arise only if we respond to difficulties with a negative state of mind.
      Excellent words to live by.
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    Are there limits or not to the universe? What is the ideal form of organization
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    one would die before he or she found the path.
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  • Profile picture of the author danlew
    What a nice share you got here. This quote by the Buddha makes me so inspired and touched. Thanks!
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    WAIT - central message of the story.

    Thanks for sharing the story, its truly an inspiration.
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    Nice one. It is helpful to be reminded to let the mind settle.

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    Be a lamp to yourself. Be your own confidence.
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    People should first direct themselves in the ways they should go.
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  • Profile picture of the author Roan
    Yeah it is hard to give your mind a rest. Meditation is a good solution for that. Thanks for the share!
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  • Profile picture of the author TommyVicknair83
    "Some people," said Buddha, the master,
    "have accused me of uttering these words:
    'When one attains the release called the Beautiful, and abides therein,
    at such a time he or she considers the whole universe ugly.'

    "But I never said those words. This is what I do say:
    When one attains the release called the Beautiful,
    at such a time he or she knows in truth what Beauty is."
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    "Some people," said Buddha, the master,
    "have accused me of uttering these words:
    'When one attains the release called the Beautiful, and abides therein,
    at such a time he or she considers the whole universe ugly.'

    "But I never said those words. This is what I do say:
    When one attains the release called the Beautiful,
    at such a time he or she knows in truth what Beauty is."
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    Believe nothing, O monks, merely because you have been told it . . .
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    Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher.
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    you find to be conducive to the good, the benefit,
    the welfare of all beings--that doctrine believe and cling to,
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    Great thought. This is an excellent post for strengthening the mind. Keep up the good work warriors.
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    although you may shrink from it at first. Trust in the Truth. . . .
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    Impressive story, really a disturb mind never make good decisions. A cool mind make the way of success, easy.
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  • Profile picture of the author DelongCayla
    The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past,
    nor to worry about the future, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly
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  • Profile picture of the author LogueMyrtle
    Just 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 of virtue.
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  • Profile picture of the author SclafaniChad45
    The fault of others is easily perceived, but that of one's self is difficult to perceive; a man winnows his neighbor's faults like chaff, but his own fault he hides, as a cheat hides an unlucky cast of the die.
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  • On life's journey faith is nourishment,
    virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is
    the light by day and right mindfulness
    is the protection by night. If one lives
    a pure life, nothing can destroy him or her
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  • Once a person is caught by belief in a doctrine, one loses
    all one's freedom. When one becomes dogmatic, that person
    believes his or her doctrine is the only truth and that all other
    doctrines are heresy. Disputes and conflicts all arise from
    narrow views. They can extend endlessly, wasting precious time
    and sometimes even leading to war. Attachment to views is the
    greatest impediment to the spiritual path. Bound to narrow
    views, one becomes so entangled that it is no longer possible
    to let the door of truth open.
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  • Profile picture of the author BlakeleyStefanie
    When we forget the real reason we are living for,
    the worldliness of life becomes like quicksand that sucks you into a spiritual vacuum.
    When that happens, we live less and less; we merely stay alive.
    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts.
    With our thoughts, we make the world.
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  • Profile picture of the author CoreyKnupp24
    You can search throughout the entire universe for someone
    who is more deserving of your love and affection than
    you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere.
    You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe
    deserve your love and affection
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  • Profile picture of the author ilikakikien
    Excellent! Love this post. Do you have anymore? Love to read stuff like this.
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  • Profile picture of the author SwensenArtie
    You can search throughout the entire universe for someone
    who is more deserving of your love and affection than
    you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere.
    You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe
    deserve your love and affection
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  • Profile picture of the author OlivarriaEula171
    Once Buddha was travelling with a few of his followers. While they were passing a lake, Buddha told one of his disciples, "I am thirsty. Do get me some water from the lake."




    The disciple walked up to the lake. At that moment, a bullock cart started crossing through the lake. As a result, the water became very muddy and turbid. The disciple thought, "How can I give this muddy water to Buddha to drink?"

    So he came back and told Buddha, "The water in there is very muddy. I don't think it is fit to drink."

    After about half an hour, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back to the lake.

    The disciple went back, and found that the water was still muddy. He returned and informed Buddha about the same.

    After sometime, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back.

    This time, the disciple found the mud had settled down, and the water was clean and clear. So he collected some water in a pot and brought it to Buddha.

    Buddha looked at the water, and then he looked up at the disciple and said," See what you did to make the water clean. You let it be, and the mud settled down on its own ând you have clear water.

    Your mind is like that too ! When it is disturbed, just let it be. Give it a little time. It will settle down on its own. You don't have to put in any effort to calm it down. It will happen. It is effortless."


    Having 'Peace of Mind' is not a strenuous job; it is an effortless process!
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    • Profile picture of the author theory expert
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      Originally Posted by OlivarriaEula171 View Post

      Once Buddha was travelling with a few of his followers. While they were passing a lake, Buddha told one of his disciples, "I am thirsty. Do get me some water from the lake."




      The disciple walked up to the lake. At that moment, a bullock cart started crossing through the lake. As a result, the water became very muddy and turbid. The disciple thought, "How can I give this muddy water to Buddha to drink?"

      So he came back and told Buddha, "The water in there is very muddy. I don't think it is fit to drink."

      After about half an hour, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back to the lake.

      The disciple went back, and found that the water was still muddy. He returned and informed Buddha about the same.

      After sometime, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back.

      This time, the disciple found the mud had settled down, and the water was clean and clear. So he collected some water in a pot and brought it to Buddha.

      Buddha looked at the water, and then he looked up at the disciple and said," See what you did to make the water clean. You let it be, and the mud settled down on its own ând you have clear water.

      Your mind is like that too ! When it is disturbed, just let it be. Give it a little time. It will settle down on its own. You don't have to put in any effort to calm it down. It will happen. It is effortless."


      Having 'Peace of Mind' is not a strenuous job; it is an effortless process!
      I wish there was a neg rep button
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  • Profile picture of the author DeltaForce
    Great share, thanks a bunch!
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  • Profile picture of the author ds125
    I love this one!!!! Amazing.....
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnieTauber64
    However many holy words you read, However many you speak,
    What good will they do you
    If you do not act on upon them?
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  • Profile picture of the author FransonSalvatore8
    All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
    If one speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows that person.
    If one speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows that person,
    like a shadow that never leaves him or her.
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  • Profile picture of the author JamesSmith2099
    very nice thought by God Budha......................
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  • Profile picture of the author Social Expert
    Definately a worth reading each day, I have a chinese proverb book which i read on regular basis, they are full of short 2-3 sentences lesson which I just love.
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