Thursday, December 27, 2012

Via Buddhism on Beliefnet:

Daily Buddhist Wisdom

Subhuti asked: "You say, Honored One, that a follower of the way does not need to build up goodness and happiness. Why is that?" The Buddha replied: "Subhuti, a true follower will express goodness and happiness but will not be caught up in the concepts of goodness and happiness. Thats why I say that he does not need to build up goodness and happiness, which would only be concept traps, for goodness and happiness will be there without any idea of them."
- Diamond Sutra

Via Tricycle Daily Dharma:

Tricycle Daily Dharma December 27, 2012

Confidence in Truth

From the habit of speaking truthfully confidence is acquired, since there is no need then to dissemble or conceal the truth. Moreover, the speaker of truth inspires confidence in others who come to know that they may rely implicitly on his words.

- Hammalawa Saddatissa, “Right Speech”
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