Daily Dharma

 

Published week by week, you will find a quote for each day

of the year from the past and present masters of Buddhism

Sunday

 

No me,

No mine,

No problem.

 

Chamtrul Rinpoche

Monday

  

Although each of us has our own personality, our circle of friends can influence and change us. So it is important to rely on friends who have intelligence and integrity.

 

His Holiness the Karmapa

Tuesday

 

Someone who has been captured with a hook has no option but to go wherever he is led. In the same way, if we catch hold of our mind – which risks being distracted by the objects of the six senses – with the hook of mindfulness, and with vigilance and carefulness, this will be of enormous benefit.

 

We should use this watchman to constantly check how many positive or negative thoughts and actions we produce during the day. 

 

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Wednesday

 

No sutra, tantra, or shastra speaks of any being ever attaining perfect buddhahood without having followed a spiritual teacher.

 

Patrul Rinpoche

Thursday

 

True freedom comes about through confidence in liberating any and all thought states. 

 

Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Friday

 

Every appearance and every event,
Are the mind’s miraculous display.
In the spacious expanse,
I see nothing to fear.

 

Yeshe Tsogyal

Saturday

 

If you think you're too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito in the room.

 

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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