Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Via Buddhism on Beliefnet:

Daily Buddhist Wisdom

Dangerous consequences will follow when politicians and rulers forget moral principles. Whether we believe in God or karma, ethics is the foundation of every religion.
- His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Via Buddhism on Beliefnet :

Daily Buddhist Wisdom

Clearly, buddha-dharma is not practiced for one's own sake, and even less for the sake of fame and profit. Just for the sake of buddha-dharma you should practice it. All buddhas' compassion and sympathy for sentient beings are neither for their own sake nor for the sake of others. It is just the nature of buddha-dharma.
- Dogen, "Moon in a Dewdrop"