Lessons From Gautam Buddha That Will Help You Win At every situation in Life


11 Lessons From Gautam Buddha That Will Help You Win At every situation in Life Have you ever wondered why all the statues that you see of the Buddha show him as calm, cool and smiling? Well, because Gautam Buddha had found the secrets of life by discovering the harsh realities of life. He had his ego completely annihilated and found the beauty of present moments. To be calm and cool like him, you will have to take in a few of his observations about life. 1. “Three things cannot be hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.” 2. “You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” 3. “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” 4. “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” 5. “You only lose what you cling to.” 6. “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” 7. “Physical charms attract the eyes, goodness attracts the mind.” 8. “Just as on a rubbish heap swept up on a main road a purely fragrant, delightful lotus might there spring up, even so amidst those rubbish heaps (of men) does the savaka of the Perfectly Enlightened One outshine in insight the blind puthujjana” 9. “When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily.” 10. “A jug fills drop by drop.” 11. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.”

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