Category: Buddha

From Noble Eight fold path

All experience is preceded by mind,
Led by mind,
Made by mind.
Speak or act with a corrupted mind,
And suffering follows
As the wagon wheel follows the hoof of the ox.

All experience is preceded by mind,
Led by mind,
Made by mind.
Speak or act with a peaceful mind,
And happiness follows
Like a never-departing shadow.

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Working with thoughts

Working with thoughts

 

Each time we greet a thought and return home to the body and present moment with compassion and patience, we’re cultivating a bright future for the mind.  It may be a profoundly different way of relating to the mind than we’re familiar with, but its a skill that anyone can develop with practice. Eventually we’ll find that there’s far, far more to live than we ever thought