Love Temple Wisdom No. 38

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”-Buddha
“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”-Buddha

Today’s mantra: my path is Love.

Photography by Ajua Hawkins.

Copyright 2014 Ajua Hawkins

Love Temple Wisdom No. 37

"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world." - Buddha
“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.”
– Buddha

Today’s mantra: I am healed.

Photography by Ajua Hawkins.

Copyright 2014 Ajua Hawkins

Love Temple Wisdom No. 31

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”  ― Gautama Buddha, Sayings Of Buddha
“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”
― Gautama Buddha, Sayings Of Buddha

Today’s mantra: I am peace.

Photography by Ajua Hawkins.

Copyright 2014 Ajua Hawkins

Happy Bodhi Day!

Meditating Buddha

Saturday (Dec. 8) was Bodhi Day, the Buddhist holy day celebrating the enlightenment of Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha, whose teachings form the foundation of Buddhist philosophy.  During his awakening, the Buddha: 1) came to the realization that he had been born and reborn many times, 2) uncovered the Law of Karma and recognized the importance of the Noble Eightfold Path, and 3) discovered the Four Noble Truths, before ultimately reaching Nirvana.

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