Tuesday, June 17, 2008

do something

it is easier to meditate than to actually do something for others. i feel that merely to meditate on compassion is to take the passive option. our meditation should form the basis for action, for seizing the opportunity to do something.
- his holiness the dalai lama

Sunday, June 08, 2008

do not seek too much

if you want to seek too much, it may hinder the way. for your part, can you say your work is done? if not, then a thousand kinds of clever talk do not enhance your mind; what is the reason for ten thousand kinds of thought?
- chih-men