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"Purity or impurity depends on oneself, No one can purify another."  ~Dhammapada 165 Kan Sermsirivivat (Everyday Buddhism)

“There is no easy way out of our circumstances.Sometimes you stick it out even when you want to give up because you know that on the other side is either a better situation or a better you." ~ Krissi Dallas ॐ lis

A este estado tradicionalmente se le denomina "Iluminación" y es la esencia de la enseñanza budista. Todas sus doctrinas y prácticas están hechas para ayudar al ser humano, hombre o mujer, a llegar a su propio potencial de Iluminación.

What is merit? Merit (puñña) refers to the inner purification that occurs through virtuous acts of body, speech and mind. Meritorious actions elevate and ennoble the mind, and are accompanied by a sense of well-being. In Thailand the popular idiom

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In an incredible lightning storm on the plains in Illinois, I am so used to mountains obscuring part of the sky, this was amazing.

Why be unhappy about something if it can be remedied? And what is the use of being unhappy about something if it cannot be remedied? - Shantideva

"One of the most courageous decisions you'll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.

'Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.' -Buddha ♥    In addition Emily I think you should own a shirt like this

'Words have the power to both destroy and heal.' -Buddha ♥ In addition Emily I think you should own a shirt like this

"In the material world, there are limitations. We always want more, but in the spiritual world, just a short prayer and you're infinitely content."   ~ H.H. the Dalai Lama      <3 lis

"In the material world, there are limitations. We always want more, but in the spiritual world, just a short prayer and you're infinitely content. the Dalai Lama lis

This is a lovely picture of the Buddha with both hands in his lap, right on top of left, with palms turned upward and thumbs touching to form a circle. This mudra, or hand gesture, symbolizes that the Buddha is in a state of meditation.