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Our peace comes from within, so our circumstances aren't the cause of our problems or lack of peace, it's an internal weakness in our thinking that must be built up to give us peace even in chaotic, tumultuous or adverse circumstances.

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"There is a misconception that Buddhism is a religion, and that you worship Buddha. Buddhism is a practice, like yoga. You can be a Christian and practise Buddhism. I met a Catholic priest who lives in a Buddhist monastery in France. He told me that Buddhism makes him a better Christian. I love that." ♡ Thich Nhat Hanh

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ichi-go ichi-e [from Zen Buddhism | Japanese 4-character idiom 一期一会] ~ lit. "one time, one meeting"; often translated as "for this time only", "never again", or "one chance in a lifetime", but a better translation may be “Treasure every encounter, for it will never recur.”

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42 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes To Enlighten You!

Next1 of 5Zen Buddhism followed by Tibetan Buddhism are schools of Buddhism. Zen emphasizes rigorous meditation-practice and the personal expression of this insight in daily life. Tibetan Buddhism comprises the teachings of the three vehicles of Buddhism, the Foundational Vehicle, Mahayana and Vajrayana. Here are 42 beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism quotes to enlighten

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Another quotation by Suzuki. This quotation is yet another demonstration of an important principle in Buddhism: that one must not expect, grasp, yearn, or want. These emotions and desires lead a person off of the path to enlightenment.

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