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

 

Do not entertain hopes for realization, but practice all your life.

 

Milarepa

Monday

 

I have shown you the path that leads to liberation, but you must know that liberation depends upon yourself.

 

Buddha Shakyamuni

Tuesday

 

The best signs of success is a decreasing of self-centeredness, and the easing of disturbing emotions.

 

Gampopa

Wednesday

 

Although we are all human beings, each one has a different mind, different defilements and so forth. In order to suit every level of our minds, the Buddha bestowed an enormous amount of teachings.

 

His Holiness Sakya Trizin

Thursday

 

Throughout the day, put the teachings into practice. In the evening examine what you have done, said, and thought during the day.

 

Whatever was positive, dedicate the merit to all beings and vow to improve on it the next day. Whatever was negative, openly admit, and promise to repair it.

 

In this way, the best practitioners progress from day to day, the middling practitioners from month to month, and the least capable from year to year.

 

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Friday

 
Appearances of phenomena do not bind you to samsara, but attachment to them does.

 

Tilopa

Saturday

 

Like molding dough in your hand, you can definitely turn your mind whichever way you want.

 

Lama Zopa Rinpoche

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