The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.
— Thich Nhat Hanh
The best guru is one who attacks your hidden faults. The best instructions are the ones that target those faults.
Mara finds not the path of those who are virtuous, careful in living, and freed from right knowledge.
Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.
My pilgrimage to Jonang Jamdha Monastery, Golok region, Amdo Tibet
Day 11: Dismantling the Sand Mandala. 2
Your mind is like a wild horse or a wild monkey, jumping everywhere. Before you begin to fix the problems outside of yourself, first try to fix the problems inside your mind.
–Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche
To the ordinary man, even Buddha is ordinary. But to a Buddha, everyone is a Buddha.
— Venerable Hui Neng