Thursday, October 23, 2008

A Buddhist Thought

"These teachings are like a raft, to be abandoned once you have crossed the flood. Since you should abandon even good states of mind generated by these teachings, How much more so should you abandon bad states of mind! Conquer the angry man by love. Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness. Conquer the miser with generosity. Conquer the liar with truth."

--The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada is a Buddhist scripture which is translated to "Path of the Dharma." Dharma is a philosophical concept that means "higher truth."

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