Here are your Happiness Mantras which you can contemplate for a week. This practice will lead you to deeper inner silence. If continued for 52 weeks, you awaken the Buddha within.
Death overtakes the man who, giddy and distracted by the world, cares only for his flock and his children. Death fetches him away as a flood carries off a sleeping village.
Existence is sorrow. Understand, and go beyond sorrow. This is the way of brightness. Sorrow arises out of clinging to momentary things that you cannot make permanent.
Everything arises and passes away. When you see this, you are above sorrow. This is the shining way.
Look within—the rising and the falling. What happiness! How sweet to be free. Buddha brings a totally new vision of meditation to the world.
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Silence cannot make a master out of a fool. This is a strange statement from a Buddha, because silence has been praised so much but the Buddha says the truth as it is. He does not care about the tradition.
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
Live in love. Do your work. Make an end of your sorrows.
He does not linger with those who have a home nor with those who stray. Wanting nothing, he travels on alone.
You are as the yellow leaf. The messengers of death are at hand. You are to travel far away. What will you take with you?