Category: thebuddhistmind

What do we mean when we say that the mind wanders? Simply that thought is everlastingly enticed from one attraction to another, from one association to another, and is in constant agitation. Is it possible for thought to come to an end?

How do i become whole?

By not becoming.

To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.

With love, there is no reciting of scriptures, no teacher-student anything, only silly pranks, games that mean nothing, and lots of laughing.

I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

Doubt everything. Find your own light.

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do if you do not act upon them?

Have you ever tried, during the day, to be watchful without correction, aware without choice, watching your thought, your motives, what you are saying, how you are sitting, the manner of your usage of words, your gestures—watching?

Believe nothing, no matter where you read or heard it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

Our life span is only a hundred years at most. How are we living those years? Are we making the most of our days? What are we here to realize or to accomplish?