. "When an evil-man, seeing you practice goodness, comes and maticiously insults you, you should patiently endure it and not feel angry with him, for the evil-man is insulting himself by trying to insult you." Buddha, The Sutra of Forty-Two Chapters
"Only the cool breeze of sincere and innocent prayers can lift the black clouds covering the world today." -Amma
"Buddha was asked, 'What have you gained from meditation?' He replied 'Nothing! However let me tell you what I have lost: Anger, anxiety, depression, insecurity, fear of old age and death"
^Buddha from Burma
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VIRGINIA PECK - PEINTRE Innocence, 20 x 16, acry. on canvas, 2007
#buddhist Jizô (Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha) /Japan, Kamakura period (1185–1333) 12th–13th century Wood with traces of gilded lacquer, cut-gold decoration and color.
Buddha Statue, Wat Pho, Bangkok