“Martial Artists today do not know the practical applications of the unmoving essence of mind and unobstructed freed.com. Using conscious skill, they squander their spirit on trivial techniques. And with this, they think that they are fully comprehending the martial arts. Thus they are unable to understand other martial arts. Nevertheless, the martial arts are manifold; if you discipline yourself in them on by one, you could spend your entire life doing so, but never understand them all. Know that you should use your mind will, penetrating just one of them and leaving the others alone.”
- Issai Chozanshi – The Demon’s Sermon on the Martial Arts
You cannot be your own filter. If you’re always told that you’re right, you will eventually believe it, and that is dangerous to not only yourself, but to everyone you talk to. We all need editors. If you don’t believe me, go sit through all three prequels. You know the ones I’m talking about. I don’t even have to say the name.
John Cheese – Cracked.com – 5 Reasons You Should Never Take Advice from Celebrities
The definition of bodhichitta is given in Maitreya’s Ornament of Realization, where he states that there are two aspects to altruism. The first is the condition that produces the altruistic outlook, and this involves the compassion that a person must develop toward all sentient beings, and the aspiration he or … Continue reading