Lama Thubten Yeshe Quotes
Most popular Lama Thubten Yeshe Quotes
Your mind is your religion.
Some children are wiser than adults.
The narrow mind rejects; wisdom accepts.
One action produces a reaction; that is karma.
Knowing your own mind is the solution to all our problems.
Examine your own mental attitudes. Become your own therapist.
When you check your own mind properly, you stop blaming others for your problems.
Don't think that examining and knowing the nature of your mind is just an Eastern trip. That's a wrong conception. It's your trip.
There's a big difference between being able to explain religion intellectually and transforming that knowledge into spiritual experience.
It's not just philosophy, not just words; it's knowing how the mind functions; only then can you develop loving-kindness; only then can you become a spiritual person.
We completely deny the existence of a self-existent I, or a permanent, independent soul. Every aspect of your body and mind is impermanent: changing, changing, changing...
Just the idea that you are religious doesn't help at all. It does not help you; it does not help others. In order to really help others, you need to gain knowledge-wisdom.
The mind is very powerful. Therefore, it requires firm guidance. A powerful jet plane needs a good pilot; the pilot of your mind should be the wisdom that understands its nature.
Buddhist meditation doen't necessarily mean sitting cross-legged with your eyes closed. Simply observing how your mind is responding to the sense world as you go about your business - walking, talking, shopping, whatever - can be a really perfect meditation and bring a perfect result.