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Buddha\'s Words Of Wisdom


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An Interactive Power Point Presentation on selected Quotes from The Buddha. For Reflection to help us grow in Wisdom and Compassion. Done by Bro. Oh Teik Bin, Lower Perak Buddhist Association, Teluk Intan, Malaysia.

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Buddha\'s Words Of Wisdom

  1. 1. Buddha’s Words of Wisdom <ul><li>Quotes 1 to 26 </li></ul>NEXT Download The Slide Show For The Interactive Features And Animation
  2. 2. 8 1 2 6 9 10 5 4 3 7 BACK Select & Click a Number to Read the Quote ! 1 – 10 Quotes NEXT
  3. 3. Select & Click a Number to Read the Quote! 11 – 20 Quotes 11 13 12 14 16 15 17 18 19 20 BACK NEXT
  4. 4. Select & Click a Number to Read the Quote! 21 - 26 Quotes 26 22 21 24 23 25 BACK HOME
  5. 5. Those who awaken never rest in one place. Like swans, they rise and leave the lake. On the air they rise and fly an invisible course. Their food is knowledge. They live on emptiness. They have seen how to break free. Who can follow them? BACK
  6. 6. However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them? BACK
  7. 7. When wishes are few, the heart is happy. When craving ends, there is peace. BACK
  8. 8. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. BACK
  9. 9. Let us live in joy, never falling sick like those who hate us. Let us live in freedom, without hatred even among those who hate. BACK
  10. 10. Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. BACK
  11. 11. Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom. BACK
  12. 12. Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity. BACK
  13. 13. Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. BACK
  14. 14. Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. BACK
  15. 15. There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. BACK
  16. 16. On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him. BACK
  17. 17. Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful . BACK
  18. 18. When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear. BACK
  19. 19. All that we are is the result of what we have thought; it is founded on our thoughts; it is made up of our thoughts. BACK
  20. 20. An idea that is developed and put into action is more important  than an idea that exists only as an idea. BACK
  21. 21. Thus shall ye think of all this fleeting world: As star at dawn, a bubble in a stream A flash of lightning in a summer cloud A flickering lamp, a phantom, and a dream BACK
  22. 22. Good thoughts will produce good actions and bad thoughts will produce bad actions. Hatred does not cease by hatred at any time; hatred ceases by love. BACK
  23. 23. Avoid all evil, practice all good, and purify your mind from impurities. This is the teaching of all Buddhas. BACK
  24. 24. Avoid all evil, practice all good, and purify your mind from impurities. This is the teaching of all Buddhas. BACK
  25. 25. Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of that candle will not be shortened. Happiness is never decreased by being shared. BACK
  26. 26. Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned. BACK
  27. 27. This existence of ours is as transient as autumn clouds To watch the birth and death of beings is like looking at the movements of a dance. A lifetime is like a flash of lightning in the sky, Rushing by, like a torrent down a steep mountain . BACK
  28. 28. More than those who hate you, more than all your enemies, an undisciplined mind does greater harm. BACK
  29. 29. Little by little a person becomes evil, as a water pot is filled by drops of water... Little by little a person becomes good, as a water pot is filled by drops of water. BACK
  30. 30. There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed. BACK
  31. 31. May you be well and happy! With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin