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Waters & Motivations

Jan. 17 | 宁动千江水, 不动道人心。 Rather to move a thousand rivers’ waters, never move the pure motivations of practitioners of the spiritual path. – Buddhist Saying Share This:

Offering Haiku

Dec. 28 | He just ‘offered’ food to ‘all’ beings, but got mad at a rat looking for scraps. Share This:

Truth Haiku

Dec. 21 | The truth matters forever as it does not expire, while delusions do. Share This:

Contentment Haiku

Dec. 13 | Enough is enough, while too much is too much. Share This:

Perception Haiku

Dec. 7 | Change perception of your self, to change your perception of everything else. Share This:

Essential Haiku

Nov. 29 | The first thing to learn is what is truly essential to truly learn. Share This:

Appreciation Haiku

Nov. 10 | Even if still before your eyes, the unappreciated fades away, as it remains continually missed. Share This:

Promise Haiku

Oct. 31 | Promise to live up to your promises without compromise. Share This:

Sight Haiku

Oct. 18 | The short-sighted and the long-sighted are equally half-sighted. Share This:

Fool Haiku

Oct. 11 | The more foolish think they are more wise than the more wise. Share This:

House Haiku

Sep. 13 | In a burning house now, quickly look for the fastest way out! (The Buddha described the Three Spheres as a burning house that we are trapped in, that threatens to collapse upon us at any time due to impending death and rebirth.) Share This:

Cent Haiku

Sep. 6 | Even zillionaires cannot carry a single cent to their next lives. Share This:

Truth Haiku

Aug. 30 | The truth is not won by a popularity vote; but by the relatively awakened few.* * at any one point in time in non-Pure Lands Share This:

Truth Haiku

Aug. 18 | Pay attention to ‘the truth’; not ‘your truth’ preferred, which might be your delusion. Share This:

Realisation Haiku

Aug. 9 | One unsurprised by ‘realisation’, is yet to be enlightened; knowing what already known. Share This: