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Bodhidharma quotes

According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings.

Words are illusions.

The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.

Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.

But deluded people don't realize that their own mind is the Buddha. They keep searching outside.

Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions.

Your mind is nirvana.

Life and death are important. Don't suffer them in vain.

Many roads lead to the path, but basically there are only two: reason and practice.

The mind is the root from which all things grow if you can understand the mind, everything else is included.

If you use your mind to study reality, you won't understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you'll understand both.

Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help.

To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma, nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings.

Regardless of what we do, our karma has no hold on us.

A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.

The mind is always present. You just don't see it.

As long as you look for a Buddha somewhere else, you'll never see that your own mind is the Buddha.

Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either.

Buddhas don't practice nonsense.

If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past.