A quote

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A quote

Postby Pero » Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:48 pm

Well I have absolutely no idea in which section this should go so I'm posting it here hehe. A friend of mine shared the following quote on FB:
‎"In the end these things matter most:"
How well did you love?
How fully did you live?
How deeply did you let go?"
— Siddhārtha Gautama

Where did Buddha say this? Did he even say it? I can only find other sites that attribute this quote to the Buddha but they give no exact source.
Although many individuals in this age appear to be merely indulging their worldly desires, one does not have the capacity to judge them, so it is best to train in pure vision.
- Shabkar
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Re: A quote

Postby Konchog1 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:03 pm

I rather doubt it. Sounds like the usual seemingly profound new age babble we hear all the time.
Equanimity is the ground. Love is the moisture. Compassion is the seed. Bodhicitta is the result.

-Paraphrase of Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Tsephel citing the Guhyasamaja Tantra

"All memories and thoughts are the union of emptiness and knowing, the Mind.
Without attachment, self-liberating, like a snake in a knot.
Through the qualities of meditating in that way,
Mental obscurations are purified and the dharmakaya is attained."

-Ra Lotsawa, All-pervading Melodious Drumbeats
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Re: A quote

Postby Nighthawk » Mon Jul 30, 2012 1:21 am

How well did you love???

Buddha wasn't a hippy.
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