Word of Wisdom

The deepest desire is the hardest to quench.

Ignorance brings the deepest darkness.

Hatred causes the worst resentment.

Jealousy causes the greatest hindrance.

Where there is Dharma, there is compassion.

Where there is Dharma, there is prajna.

Where there is Dharma, there is the way.


Wise people are not deluded.

Those who know Buddhism are not corrupted.

Magnanimous people are not jealous.

Serene people are not bothered by adversity.


Real friends help when you are poor or sick.

True friends stay with you in adversity.

Whether you advance or retreat, do it the right way.

Gain and loss follow the law of causality.

Karmic retribution is the visible law.

Conscience is the inner law.

Custom is the common law.

Causality is the ultimate law.

Causality (also referred to as causation[1]) is the relation between an event (the cause) and a second event (the effect), where the second event is understood as a consequence of the first.


Taken from the Nanhua Temple Newsletter


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