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Late Haiku?

Oct. 17 | Never just take; give more meaningfully, and never hate; love all meaningfully… before it is too late.

Learning Haiku

Oct. 11 | Even more stupid than mere stupidity is refusal to learn.

Refuge Haiku

Oct. 4 | Take refuge in the Buddhas and eventually also become one of the Buddhas. Take refuge in the Dharma and eventually also become one with the Dharma. Take refuge in the Sangha and eventually also become part of the Sangha.

Countdown Haiku

Sep. 27 | Is your life countdown to redeath and rebirth or towards liberation?

Beyond Yet Within

Sep. 20 | A[n ideal] monastic is a human who is separated from all and who is in harmony with all.  – Evagrius Ponticus 

Greed Haiku

Sep. 13 | If not much  needs to be spent, why make too much? If not much needs to be saved, give those with too little.

Practice Haiku

Sep. 5 | Spiritual cultivation is the exorcism of personal demons.

Faith Haiku

Aug. 29 | Lack of faith in Dharma practice is simply due to your lack of Dharma-learning. Lack of faith in Dharma learnt is simply due to your lack of Dharma practice.

Regret Haikus

Aug. 22 | Regret not unresolvable regrets – just dissolve them.    Regret not resolvable regrets – just resolve them. 

Gratitude Haiku

Aug. 15 | See all with gratitude, like how the Buddha gazed gratefully at the Bodhi tree.

Learning Haiku

Aug. 8 | Keep relearning the Dharma, even what already known, to check if it is practised well.

Obstacle Haiku

Aug. 1 | The obstacle on the path is part of the path; not end of the path.

Wisdom Haikus

Jul. 26 | The dying who are also wise waste not a single moment on greed, hated and delusion. ___ The living who are also wise waste not a single moment on greed, hated and delusion. ___ We the living now are also the dying now, but are also wise now? – Shilashanti

Clarity Haiku

Jul. 18 | Be calm to be clear, or you will be fearful and more confused.

Note Haiku

Jul. 11 | Note the noteworthy. Note not the rest. Share the noteworthy.
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