The Path to Peace

“The Tao never does anything, yet through it all things are done.  If powerful men and women could center themselves in it, the whole world would be transformed, by itself, in its natural rhythms.  People would be content with their simple every day lives,  and harmony, and free of desire.  When there is no desire, all things are at peace.”

Tao te Ching verse 37

Translation by Stephen Mitchell

True Freedom

“If you wish to see the truth, then hold no opinions for or against anything. To set up what you like against what you dislike is the disease of the mind.”

Hsin Hsin Ming

By Seng-Ts’an

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Seek The Light of Consciousness

“You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where they are going. Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light.”

John 12:35-36 New International Version

A True Hero

Those who disregard all suffering
To destroy the foes of anger and so forth
Are the true conquerors worthy of the name ‘hero’;
Other so called heroes merely slay corpses

Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life
Chapter 6, verse 20

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