Category Archives: Gautam Buddha

The Elephant – Gautam Buddha

Silently shall I endure abuse as the elephant in battle endures the arrow sent from the bow: for the world is ill-natured. They lead a tamed elephant to battle, the king mounts a tamed elephant; the tamed is the best … Continue reading

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The Saint – Gautam Buddha

There is no suffering for the one who has completed the journey, who is freed from sorrow, who has freed oneself on all sides, who has thrown off all chains. The thoughtful exert themselves; they do not delight in a … Continue reading

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The Awakened – Gautam Buddha

The one whose conquest cannot be conquered again, into whose conquest no one in this world enters, by what track can you lead that one, the awakened, the omniscient, the trackless? The one whom no desire with its snares and … Continue reading

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The World – Gautam Buddha

Do not follow a bad law. Do not live in thoughtlessness. Do not follow wrong ideas. Do not be attached to the world. Arise; do not be thoughtless. Follow the path of virtue. The virtuous rest in bliss in this … Continue reading

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The Fool – Gautam Buddha

  Long is the night to one who is awake. Long is ten miles to one who is tired. Long is the cycle of birth and death to the fool who does not know the true path. If a traveller … Continue reading

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The Downward Course – Gautam Buddha

  He who says what is not, goes to hell; he also who, having done a thing, says I have not done it. After death both are equal, they are men with evil deeds in the next world. Many men … Continue reading

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The Just – Gautam Buddha

  Whoever settles a matter by violence is not just. The wise calmly considers what is right and what is wrong. Whoever guides others by a procedure that is nonviolent and fair is said to be a guardian of truth, … Continue reading

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