The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that’s wrong with the...– Paul Farmer (via bodymindandsoul) Ain’t that the truth…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-10-24) →
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan (3) Dillinger Four (1) Mark Lanegan (1) Kid Dynamite (1) The Promise Ring (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people...– L. Tzu (via bodymindandsoul)
My memory of you is better than you.– Lao Tzu
True compassion is not just an emotional response but a firm commitment founded on reason.
Your religion assumes that people are children and need a boogeyman so they’ll...– Carl Sagan, Contact (via thelittlesea)
I love this one from Alan Watts
But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know.
Life Is Beautiful♥ :]: “Do not believe in anything... →
lisajackson11: “Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and…
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind...– Carl Sagan (via thelittlesea)
I don’t believe I have written anything myself on this page yet. I’ve posted a few pictures I’ve shot with my iPhone, reposted other’s pix, reposted quotes and, in general, just trolled around. I’m no writer, so don’t get your hopes up. I am someone who is seeking freedom from suffering. I like music, tattoos and art. I’m married and have 2 daughters....
Without mindfulness, we’re all FUCKED.– Noah Levine
I’d rather be a Buddha than a Buddhist.– Jack Kornfield
Continue until you see yourself in the cruelest person on Earth, in the child...– Thich Nhat Hanh (via oceanofmind)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-10-10) →
Mark Lanegan (2) Isobel Campbell (2) Mondo Generator (1) Masters of Reality (1) Unida (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I’m not going to...– Charles Bukowski (via murdermaid)
The Three Poisons:
journeytobuddhism: Buddhist believe if you have these three poisons, you will lead to a life of evil and suffering. 1) Greed (desire), is attraction to something we think will gratify us. 2) Anger, hatred, animosity, ill-will, aversion. 3) Ignorance (delusion), The first two poisons have ignorance as their root. Because we see ourselves as small, limited and needy, we pursue things we think...
This might be my favorite buddha qoute....
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.
Beauty is my Muse: Confessions of a Buddhist... →
Buddhism is different from nearly any other religion in that it doesn’t require a belief in God. Many Buddhists do believe in God. But the Buddha never answered the question on whether there was a God or not. When asked such questions, the Buddha maintained the Noble Silence. He said they were…
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.– Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama (via journeytobuddhism)
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. ~ Albert Einstein