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24th April 2015

Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won’t be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.

~~Ajahn Chah

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Ajahn Chah

People who suffer will accordingly gain wisdom. If we don’t suffer, we don’t contemplate. If we don’t contemplate,
no wisdom is born.Without wisdom, we don’t know.

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The Buddha's wisdom - Going beyond cause and effect, beyond birth and death, beyond happiness and suffering - Ajahn Chah

The worldly way is to do things for a reason, to get some return, but in Buddhism we do things without any gaining idea. The world has to understand things in terms of cause and effect…

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Holding On and Letting Go

If you let go a little, you will have a little peace.
If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace.
~Ajahn Chah

Life Lessons

Becoming or returning?

Will I notice me changing if I develop wisdom? I think I only exist in other people’s view.

If other people influence who I am as I grow up and those same people continue as they are then any change will be seen by them as “me” changing… 567 more words

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Ajahn Chah

Ajahn Chah said all you need is your mind.

You don’t need books or teachers. Everything you need is right there in your mind. Sit down, calm down and watch. 279 more words

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See the limitations - Ajahn Chah quote for #meditation and reflection

“Do you expect everybody to say only pleasant things to you all your life?

Is that possible? No, it’s not. The world is simply like this, we must know the world – – know the truth of this world. 67 more words

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