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Posts tagged with "contentment"

Food Haiku

Jul. 6 | All this excess eating cannot fulfil the hunger when it is not physical

Knowing Contentment

Jul. 19 | Those who do not know contentment, although rich, they are poor. Those who know contentment, although poor, they are rich. Those who do not know contentment, are constantly led by their five desires, pitied by those who know contentment. – The Buddha...

Rich Or Poor?

Feb. 29 | Always craving, always poor, even if always rich. Always content, always rich, even if always poor. – Stonepeace

Small Is Beautiful

Dec. 21 | The most simple way to attain sufficiency is the best. The most complex way to attain excesses is the worst. ~ Stonepeace While the materialist is mainly interested in goods, the Buddhist is mainly interested in liberation. But Buddhism is “The...

The Purpose of Life

Oct. 12 | I believe that the very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we desire contentment. In my own limited experience I have found that the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating...

Why Practise the Dharma?

Oct. 7 | All the water and drink you’ve consumed From beginningless time until now Has failed to satisfy your thirst or bring you contentment. Drink therefore of this stream Of enlightened mind, Fortunate Ones. ~ Milarepa
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