1. Write down how many things you want…

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    Write down how many things you want.
    Meditate on how many things you need.
    When you write them down
    You will see
    That you want millions of things.
    When you meditate
    You will notice
    That you need only one thing
    And that is God the Compassion,
    God the eternal Compassion.

    ~ Sri Chinmoy

  2. The road to freedom

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    Overcoming attachment does not mean becoming cold and indifferent.
    On the contrary, it means learning to have relaxed control over our mind
    through understanding the real causes of happiness and fulfillment,
    and this enables us to enjoy life more and suffer less.

    ~Kathleen McDonald

     

  3. The best security is faith

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    The richest wealth is wisdom;
    The strongest weapon is patience;
    The best security is faith;
    And the most effective tonic is laughter.

    ~SantaBanta

     


Live & Die for Buddhism

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Maha Ghosananda

Maha Ghosananda

Supreme Patriarch of Cambodian Buddhism (5/23/1913 - 3/12/07). Forever in my heart...

Problems we face today

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Of the many problems we face today, some are natural calamities and must be accepted and faced with equanimity. Others, however, are of our own making, created by misunderstanding, and can be corrected...

Major Differences

Major Differences in Buddhism

Major Differences in Buddhism: There is no almighty God in Buddhism. There is no one to hand out rewards or punishments on a supposedly Judgement Day ...read more

My Reflection

My Reflection

This site is a tribute to Buddhism. Buddhism has given me a tremendous inspiration to be who and where I am today. Although I came to America at a very young age, however, I never once forget who I am and where I came from. One thing I know for sure is I was born as a Buddhist, live as a Buddhist and will leave this earth as a Buddhist. I do not believe in superstition. I only believe in karma.

A Handful of Leaves

A Handful of Leaves

Tipitaka: The pali canon (Readings in Theravada Buddhism). A vast body of literature in English translation the texts add up to several thousand printed pages. Most -- but not all -- of the Canon has already been published in English over the years. Although only a small fraction of these texts are available here at Access to Insight, this collection can nonetheless be a very good place to start.

Just the way it is

1. Accept everything just the way it is.
2. Do not seek pleasure for its own sake.
3. Do not, under any circumstances, depend on a partial feeling.
4. Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.
5. Be detached from desire your whole life long.
6. Do not regret what you have done.
7. Never be jealous.
8. Never let yourself be saddened by a separation.
9. Resentment and complaint are appropriate neither for oneself nor... read more