Suffering is optional

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Beautiful Old Flowers

A co-worker gave me yellow flowers on my birthday. It was the best gift ever. I still feel connected with those flowers.  

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Four Noble Truths: Buddha’s Psychology of Freedom

Dr. Miles Neale provides a concise overview of the Four Noble Truths, Buddha’s psychology of suffering, its causes, our potential for freedom and the path towards sustainable happiness. This is an essential teaching for...

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Jackson Brown Jr

“Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference. Don’t allow the phone to interrupt important moments. It’s there for your convenience, not the callers. Don’t be afraid...

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Drop it. We are all human here.

  One great king, Prasenjita, contemporary to Gautam Buddha, had come to see Gautam Buddha for the first time. His wife had been a lay-disciple of Gautam Buddha for a long time before she...

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About Buddha

Each living being has the identical general wish – to be happy and to avoid suffering. Even newborn infants, animals, and bugs have this want. It has been our major wish when you consider...

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Judging is bad

You see a person walking on the street, driving a car or eating food in a restaurant, without a second thought you are to judge that person by his hair style, look, cloths, shoes...

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  One is Clever when one understand others One is enlightened when one understands oneself He who conquers others is powerful He who conquers himself is master For true wealth is contentment Determination is...

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The Tao

The Tao that can be amassed is not the enduring Tao The name that can be named is not the enduring name Though it has no name, from it comes heaven and earth Though...

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How to Let go and be at Present ~

Namaste, I often find it hard to let go of myself and be at present. Most of the time, after even I let it go and pay attention to my present surroundings, I tend...