Friday, November 2, 2012

Via Tricycle Daily Dharma:

Tricycle Daily Dharma November 2, 2012

Nothing Happens Without a Cause

Nothing happens without a cause. Things are the way they are not because of chance or the will of a deity but because people have acted in particular ways and generated particular consequences. The world we inhabit is the product of our actions, which are themselves reflections of our minds.
- Andrew Olendzki, "Medicine for the World"
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Via Buddhism on Beliefnet:

Daily Buddhist Wisdom

Buddhas teachings are so simple and straightforward. If you find them complicated, it is only because you have made them so. You may think, I have a Ph.D. and have amassed all this knowledge, yet I still cant figure out how to begin practicing Dharma. The remedy is to take a good look at your own mind.
- Lama Thubten Yeshe, in "Wisdom Energy"