Lama Thubten Yeshe Quotes

Most popular Lama Thubten Yeshe Quotes

Your mind is your religion.
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Some children are wiser than adults.
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wisdom children

The narrow mind rejects; wisdom accepts.
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One action produces a reaction; that is karma.
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Knowing your own mind is the solution to all our problems.
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Examine your own mental attitudes. Become your own therapist.
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introspection

When you check your own mind properly, you stop blaming others for your problems.
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introspection

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.
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There's a big difference between being able to explain religion intellectually and transforming that knowledge into spiritual experience.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.