Daily Archives: August 3, 2015

Poem – The Twin Verses – Gautam Buddha 

What we are is the result of what we have thought,  is built by our thoughts, is made up of our thoughts.  If one speaks or acts with an impure thought,  suffering follows one,  like the wheel of the cart … Continue reading

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Poem – Punishment – Gautam Buddha 

Everyone trembles at punishment; everyone fears death.  Likening others to oneself,  one should neither kill nor cause killing.  Everyone trembles at punishment; everyone loves life.  Likening others to oneself,  one should neither kill nor cause killing.  Whoever seeking one’s own … Continue reading

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Poem – The Brahmin – Gautam Buddha 

Stop the stream valiantly, drive away the desires, O Brahmana!  When you have understood the destruction of all that was made,  you will understand that which was not made.  If the Brahmana has reached the other shore in both laws … Continue reading

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