Words of Wisdom

Words of wisdom and guidance from the Buddhas, saints, sages, and others.

2019-11-10 Words of Wisdom

posted Nov 9, 2019, 5:47 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Nov 9, 2019, 5:47 PM ]

仙佛慈訓: 要依附中道,中庸之道是我們的本性。我們的本性就是中正;你們的真心在哪裡呢?真心無所不在,但現在為了要讓你們明白,所以指了一個所在,《中正》才是我們始終不移的原則。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: Be in compliance with the middle path, the Doctrine of the Mean, which is our true nature. Our true nature is impartial and righteous. Where is your true heart? Your true heart exists everywhere. In order to help you understand for now, the location is emphasized: "away from the extremes, right in the middle." 《Being impartial and righteous》is the constant principle that we should always follow.

2019-11-02 Words of Wisdom

posted Nov 2, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Nov 2, 2019, 3:31 PM ]

仙佛慈訓: 平常要以誰為師?沒看到為師,也不知道為師在哪裡,你要以誰為師?要以天地良心為師,以你的良心來做事,講話,差錯就少。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: In your everyday life, who should be your teacher? You cannot see Holy Teacher, and you do not know where Holy Teacher is, so from whom should you learn? Let your conscience be your teacher. Follow your conscience when dealing with matters and when talking; then you will make fewer mistakes.

2019-10-26 Words of Wisdom

posted Oct 26, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Oct 26, 2019, 3:31 PM ]

仙佛慈訓: 城樓一定要有基地, 凡事一定要有基礎, 其實有與無都不要執著, 這樣才能和天地合而為一, 才能公心一片, 也才能達到濟公。有了執著

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: To build a tower one needs a foundation, just like everything we deal with must be built on the foundation. Actually, do not be attached to 'have' or 'don't have', this way we can be at One with Heaven and earth (with God) and be impartial, then we can achieve the status of 'Ji-Gong' (helping others selflessly). If there is attachment, confinement, differentiation, and/or limitation, then it's not just, it's a selfish act as long as there are boundaries or constraints. Our True heart has no motive, yet our motive is to attain the unbiased True heart. Till then, we are deserved to be called a "Little Ji-Gong".

2019-10-19 Words of Wisdom

posted Oct 19, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Oct 19, 2019, 3:31 PM ]

仙佛慈訓: 你的心不平, 人、事、物當然就不平, 不平就不安。求道就是求心安, 心安理得就高興圓滿了。修道是修什麼道呢? 其實道不用修, 大家把規矩做到就好了。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: If your heart/mind feels unjustified, then people, matters and things will certainly be unjustified. Being unjustified means not content or not at ease. Receiving Dao is to seek a peaceful heart/mind. When you are at peace and feel justified, then you will be happy and satisfied. What do you cultivate in Dao cultivation? Actually, Dao does not need to be cultivated/rectified, Dao can be attained when everyone performs in accordance with the rules and regulations (internal and external).

2019-10-05 Words of Wisdom

posted Oct 5, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Oct 5, 2019, 3:31 PM ]

仙佛慈訓: 如果心中能夠體會到人生的真諦,那是沒有時間限制的,一秒也是永恆!你們的體會如果能夠保持初衷不變,那未來也就不一樣。能夠把一化為永恆,把這個道生而行之,未來就可以成佛。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: If you can realize the true meaning of life, then time is unlimited, even one second can be eternal. If this comprehension can remain unchanged as your original heart, then your future will be different. If you can transform one into eternity, and let Dao grow in your heart and practice accordingly, then you can attain Buddhahood in the future.

2019-09-28 Words of Wisdom

posted Sep 28, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Sep 28, 2019, 3:31 PM ]

仙佛慈訓: 遇到痛苦時, 要如何? (一) 找知心朋友訴苦 (二) 寫日記讓痛苦有寄託。痛苦來自內心裡想不開, 執著迷惑 。 遇到事不必痛苦, 事過則過, 何必記在心頭, 不必與自己計較, 過不去。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: When you are suffering, what should you do? (1) talk to an intimate friend; or (2) commit your emotions to a diary. The sufferings are caused by taking things too harshly, and having attachments and confusions. No need to be miserable when you encounter something unpleasant, let it go after having dealt with it, why dwell on it in your heart and mind? No need to haggle with yourself and not let go.

2019-09-21 Words of Wisdom

posted Sep 21, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Sep 21, 2019, 3:31 PM ]

仙佛慈訓: 為什麼不能成道? 因為眾生覺性只保持三分鐘的熱度, 一經人事的歷練, 就黑暗了。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: Why can't human beings attain Dao (Enlightenment)? The reason is that sentient beings can maintain their awareness/mindfulness for only a few minutes. As soon as one encounters others and engages in matters, one becomes unaware/unmindful.

2019-09-14 Words of Wisdom

posted Sep 14, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Sep 16, 2019, 5:56 PM by Tai Jin ]

仙佛慈訓: 體驗生活。禪玄不玄?禪之意就是單心,就是最簡單的心。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: Observe, experience, and learn from life.  Is 'Zen' too profound to understand? The Chinese character "Zen" is a combination of two characters "manifest" and "simple/single." which means to manifest the simplest heart.

2019-08-31 Words of Wisdom

posted Aug 31, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Aug 31, 2019, 3:31 PM ]

仙佛慈訓: 每個人都知道人間是苦海,既然是苦海,就不要一直吐苦水,一直吐苦水,這個苦海是不是變得更壞?每個人都要有樂觀的心,進取的心,不要將這個苦海在每一個佛堂裡製造出來,要將這人間變為淨土,要讓你們的家變成快樂天堂。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: Everyone knows that the world is a bitter sea; since it's a bitter sea, then don't spew anymore of your bitterness. If you keep spewing your bitterness, won't this bitter sea become worse? Everyone should be optimistic and aspiring. Don't concoct a bitter sea in every temple. You should turn this earthly world into a land of purity, and let your home become a joyful paradise.

2019-08-24 Words of Wisdom

posted Aug 24, 2019, 3:31 PM by Tai Jin   [ updated Aug 26, 2019, 3:52 AM by Tai Jin ]

仙佛慈訓: 人有想不開和想來想去都不通的時候,那時候就放下吧!既然想不通了,多想也沒有用。修道是保持初發心,保持天真的心、純真的心,對每一個人都不要有分別心。

Saints and Buddhas' merciful words: There are times when a person takes things too harshly; and there are times when one cannot figure something out even after contemplating and pondering on it for a long time. At that time, just let go! Since one cannot make sense of it, any more effort will still be in vain. Dao cultivation is to preserve one's original heart, maintain an innocent and pure heart, and treat everyone without discrimination.

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