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25 Mind Empowering Buddha Quotes

“You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” Buddha

“Be patient, everything comes to you at the right moment.” … 410 more words


​»If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who hinder your progress.« – Buddha…

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The ways to overcome Dozing/ Sluggishness according to Pacalāyana sutta

Once venerable Mahāmoggallāna was dozing seated in the Kallavalaputta village in Magadha. The Blessed One appeared before venerable Mahāmoggallāna and preached:

  1. “Moggallāna, you should not abide in that perception, abiding in which you were overcome by that sluggishness.
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The eight instances Sanga Community (Ven. Monks) could turn the bowl upside down (Pattanikujjana/ Refrain from accepting alms)

If the lay disciple endowed with eight things, if the Community desires could turn the bowl upside down. What eight?

  1. Makes effort to cause non-gain to the bhikkhus (Ven.
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The five Factors to consider in choosing suitable dwelling (Monastery/ Senasana)

  1. The dwelling is not too remote, nor too close and is endowed with easy reach.
  2. The dwelling is not too crowded during the day and with little noise and much silence during the night.
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The eleven ruinous situations possible for the bhikkhu who scolds, rebukes and finds fault with the noble co-associates (Arya Sanga)

  1. Not attain the not yet attained,
  2. Degrade from the already attained states,
  3. Not get the purification in the training (Sila- Samadi- Panna),
  4. Become conceited in the Teaching (Dhamma),
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I’m trying to forget that I needed to remember anything…and that everything I need to remember is undeniably unforgettable.  (That’s life:  Irony upon irony upon irony…it keeps going.  Best to just enjoy it. 😉  )