The very purpose of
through training the mind.
The Wheel of Life in Buddhism
Every sentient being has the same right
to live without suffering. Based on the law of causality, we need to
think seriously about the causes of happiness. Good result, happy
result, entirely depends on good action, constructive action.
Sometimes when I meet old friends, it reminds
me how quickly time passes. And it makes me wonder if we've utilized our
time properly or not.
Proper utilization of time is so important. While we
have this body, and especially amazing
I think every minute is something precious. Our day-to-day experience is
very much alive with hope, although there is no guarantee of our future.
There is no guarantee that tomorrow at this time we will be here. But still
we are working for that purely on the basis of hope. So, we need to make the
best use of our time.
I believe that the proper utilization of time
is this: if you can,
serve other people, other sentient beings. If not, at least refrain from
harming them. I think that is the whole basis of my philosophy.
We pay too much concern to material things and
neglect our inner resources.
So, let us reflect on what is truly of
value in life. what gives meaning to
our lives, and set our priorities on the basis of than. The purpose of
our life needs to be positive. We
weren't born with the purpose of causing trouble, harming others. For our
life to be of value, I think we must develop basic good human qualities –
compassion. Then our life becomes meaningful, and more peaceful –
Compassion begins when a baby receives
nourishment from his mother's milk. When warm-heartedness takes seed, it can
transform to unlimited, unbiased compassion, not based on other's attitudes.
That feeling can even extend toward one's enemy.
Loving kindness is the strongest antidote to