Category Archives: Gautam Buddha

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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The Thousands – Gautam Buddha

  Better than a thousand meaningless words is one sensible word if hearing it one becomes peaceful. Better than a thousand meaningless verses is one word of verse if hearing it one becomes peaceful. Better than reciting one hundred verses … Continue reading

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Self – Gautam Buddha

If a person holds oneself dear, let one watch oneself carefully. The wise should be watchful during at least one of the three watches. Let each person first direct oneself to what is right; then let one teach others; thus … Continue reading

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Impurity – Gautam Buddha

You are now like a withered leaf;  the messengers of death have come near you.  You stand at the threshold of your departure.  Have you made provision for your journey Make yourself an island; work hard; be wise.  When your … Continue reading

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Joy – Gautam Buddha

Let us live in joy, not hating those who hate us. Among those who hate us, we live free of hate.  Let us live in joy,  free from disease among those who are diseased.  Among those who are diseased, let … Continue reading

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