Buddhism

Buddhism (circa 500 B.C.E.)

Quote from Buddhism – “The musicality of being holds both unending joy and infinite sorrow…”

The musicality of being holds both unending joy and infinite sorrow It is the delicate touch of longing for the infinite It is the tears of pain in the eyes of the worshiper It is the sacrifice, at last rewarded With a crown of roses, or thorns. It holds the mystery of all beings who strive without knowledge The infinite […]

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Buddhism (circa 500 B.C.E.)

Quote from Buddhism – “Whatever is not yours, abandon it…”

Whatever is not yours, abandon it. When you have abandoned it, that will lead to your welfare and happiness for a long time. What is it that is not yours? Material form is not yours. Abandon it. When you have abandoned it, that will lead to your welfare and happiness for a long time. Buddhism (circa 500 B.C.E.)

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Buddhism (circa 500 B.C.E.)

Quote from Buddhism – “In the seen, there is only the seen…”

In the seen, there is only the seen, in the heard, there is only the heard, in the sensed, there is only the sensed, in the cognized, there is only the cognized. Thus you should see that indeed there is no thing here; this, Bahiya, is how you should train yourself. Since, Bahiya, there is for you in the seen, […]

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