Simple wisdom for complex lives. Quotes, tips & stories to help us help ourselves and each other.

Simple wisdom for complex lives. Quotes, tips & stories to help us help ourselves and each other.

Buddha

Buddha

Buddhist  Lotus Flower (Padma) According to Buddhist principles, the heart of a person who has not attained enlightenment is the embodiement of a lotus that has not blossomed yet. Once enlightenment has been reached their heart becomes a lotus in bloom.    This is why depictions of Buddha often show him seated upon an open lotus flower.

Buddhist Lotus Flower (Padma) According to Buddhist principles, the heart of a person who has not attained enlightenment is the embodiement of a lotus that has not blossomed yet. Once enlightenment has been reached their heart becomes a lotus in bloom. This is why depictions of Buddha often show him seated upon an open lotus flower.

Stress is not what happens to us.  it's our response to what happens.  And response is something we can choose.

Stress is not what happens to us. it's our response to what happens. And response is something we can choose.

"With each breath I take,  I realize inner peace.  Here in my breathing, I feel comforted. Here, I receive answers.  Here in my breath, I feel  deeply at peace."  ~ Unknown  Artist:  SuZanneGayleARt Title:  'Buddha and the Butterfly'   ॐ lis

Buddha and the Butterfly mixed media collage giclee print

"With each breath I take, I realize inner peace. Here in my breathing, I feel comforted. Here, I receive answers. Here in my breath, I feel deeply at peace." ~ Unknown Artist: SuZanneGayleARt Title: 'Buddha and the Butterfly' ॐ lis

Here are 7 basics steps towards beginner meditation practice.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Here are 7 basics steps towards beginner meditation practice. More

Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?

Before You Speak, Let Your Words Pass Through Three Gates

Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?

Let that shit go. More mindful inspiration: http://www.mindfulmuscle.com

Let that shit go. More mindful inspiration: http://www.mindfulmuscle.com

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There is a misconception that Buddhism is a religion, and that you worship Buddha. Buddhism is a practice, like yoga. You can be a Christian and practise Buddhism. I met a Catholic priest who lives in a Buddhist monastery in France. He told me that Buddhism makes him a better Christian. I love that. ♡ Thich Nhat Hanh

There is a misconception that Buddhism is a religion, and that you worship Buddha. Buddhism is a practice, like yoga. You can be a Christian and practise Buddhism. I met a Catholic priest who lives in a Buddhist monastery in France. He told me that Buddhism makes him a better Christian. I love that. ♡ Thich Nhat Hanh

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