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Guarding Against Misfortune

Postby Ngawang Drolma » Sat Aug 08, 2009 11:26 pm

Guarding Against Misfortune

"It is wrong to think that misfortunes come from the east or from the west; they originate within ones own mind. Therefore, it is foolish to guard against misfortunes from the external world and leave the inner mind uncontrolled."

----Shakyamuni Buddha


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Re: Guarding Against Misfortune

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Aug 09, 2009 4:50 am

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Re: Guarding Against Misfortune

Postby sraddha » Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:17 pm

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It's definately true! Misfortune arises in the uncontrolled mind and slowly dissipates in the controlled mind.
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Re: Guarding Against Misfortune

Postby anupam.tech1 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 7:43 pm

if u give your 100% and still obtain no result while others get even with none effort then what to call it our misfortune ,others fortune, or just illusion of mind
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