The mind is the root from which all things grow. If you can understand the mind, everything else is included.
To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma, nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings.
An Awakened person is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.
To seek is to suffer. To seek nothing is bliss.
To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn’t apparent because it’s shrouded by sensation and delusion.
All know the way, but few actually walk it.
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.
All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions.
To have a body is to suffer.
Buddhas don’t practice nonsense.
Regardless of what we do, our karma has no hold on us.
As mortals, we’re ruled by conditions, not by ourselves.