Tag: Siddhartha Gautama

Accept Reason

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.  Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many.  Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.  Do not believe in anything merely on the authority…

Bodhi Day

Bodhi Day, The Buddha’s Day of Enlightenment

There are many pathways to enlightenment. One of these is in the celebration of Bodhi Day, December 8th, the Day of Enlightenment in the world of Buddhism. The historical Buddha was a prince named Siddhartha Gautama, who was disturbed by thoughts of sickness, old age and…

Be Compassionate

Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant with the weak and wrong.  Sometime in your life, you will have been all of these.    ~ Siddhartha Gautama     ~ Always treat others the way you would like to…

Think Positive

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.  If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him.  If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.”   ~…

Family Reading the Bible

Siddhartha Gautama on Actions

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?       ~ Siddhartha Gautama  ~ There are so many promises given to us in the Bible. These promises reassure us and bring comfort…

Who Are We?

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.  If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. ~…