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Wisdom for Life


Building Trust

Building Trust

If a person is untrustworthy, it would be difficult for others to take his words to heart no matter how good they sound…… So how do we make others trust us? We can do that by humbling our ego and broadening our heart.

Humbling Ourselves

Humbling Ourselves

Cultivating our mind and character is just like opening up a field of goodness. It takes initial hard work to clear the weeds and rocks in the field, which means we must first clear the field of our mind of unwholesome thoughts.

How to Resolve Hurt Feelings

How to Resolve Hurt Feelings

If we can constantly develop a forgiving heart, we will be happy, joyful and blessed at all times. But if we keep hoping for others to give to us, we will definitely suffer very painfully…

Illnesses of the Mind

Illnesses of the Mind

Most illnesses of the mind are caused by people’s desires and expectations from outside. They are easily tempted and are thus unable to keep to their boundaries and be proper in their behaviour, causing them to be prone to such illnesses.

How to Endure with Ease

How to Endure with Ease

We must remember to constantly reflect on ourselves to examine whether our sense of pride is too strong or if we have a sense of “base pride”?

Mind Detox

Mind Detox

Most people love themselves excessively. This inevitably causes one to develop a self-protective nature, which makes one fearful of being harmed by others. Hence, people would attack others out of the excessive love they have for themselves.

Safeguard the Bodhi Tree in Our Heart

Safeguard the Bodhi Tree in Our Heart

We must dissolve all of yesterday’s issues today and totally erase from our minds, the gossip that we have just heard. At all times, we must harbour such a heart and not let the affliction of anger take root in the field of our hearts.

What Makes a Happy Life?

What Makes a Happy Life?

The meaning and value of life is not measured by its length, but by how much one has contributed to the world. As long as a person fulfills his duties as a human being and finds joy at work, he is living the most grounded, practical, and happy life!

The Wise Decide Their Destiny

The Wise Decide Their Destiny

The destiny and the appearance of a person are inter-connected, and one’s appearance will change according to one’s karma, therefore……

Nothing Truly Belongs to “Me”

Nothing Truly Belongs to “Me”

What do “I” own in this world? And is there anything that belongs to “me” forever? When a person comes to the end of his life, nobody can “retain” his body for him. It will also be shocking to see how the people and things that he so dearly loves...

Love All Living Beings with Compassion

Love All Living Beings with Compassion

As the ancient saying goes, “Human nature is originally kind and good”. Every person is inherently kind and compassionate. We should all return to our pure and kind innate nature.

Wherein Lies the Value of Life?

Wherein Lies the Value of Life?

Wherein lies the value of life? Is it only about the food we eat, the clothes we wear and the place we stay? Should we just be thinking about fulfilling our wants and desires all the time?

Taking Things Too Hard is the Greatest Suffering in Life

Taking Things Too Hard is the Greatest Suffering in Life

The greatest suffering in life is to take things too hard and torment ourselves mentally. We must be able to rise above suffering and find joy in life.

Eliminating the Egoistic Self

Eliminating the Egoistic Self

We will only be able to face everything with equanimity after we have stopped differentiating ourselves from others. Only then will we have inner peace and ease.

How Do We “Beautify” Ourselves?

How Do We “Beautify” Ourselves?

Conflicts, disputes, and gossips among people are like the junk files in a computer; we should delete them quickly. Otherwise, we may start “marking” others and remember the wrongs they had done to us.

Between Birth and Death

Between Birth and Death

Where there is birth, there is death, because birth is the beginning of death. On the other hand, death also signals the beginning of a new life.

We Are All Living Bodhisattvas

We Are All Living Bodhisattvas

We all have the Buddha nature within us. The most efficacious Buddha dwells in our heart, and the most powerful Bodhisattvas are our hands and feet.

Reduce Our Desires and Let Our Wisdom Grow

Reduce Our Desires and Let Our Wisdom Grow

When we have less desire for material gratification, we will naturally be able to grow in wisdom while living a simple and peaceful life. Then, we will not have mental afflictions due to gains or losses.