Reblogged: Buddhism and decision-making

Reblogged wisdom about making decisions:

“Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.” ~Buddha

“The unwise wait for a lucky day but every day is a lucky day for a diligent man.” ~Buddha

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment” ~Buddha

“You will always be getting praise and blame, but do not let either affect the poise of the mind.” ~Buddha

“What comes to you, comes from you.” ~Buddha

“Cast off pretense and self-deception and see yourself as you really are.” ~Buddha

Struggling with Meaninglessness

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It has been 5 years since the day I started studying Buddhism philosophy. Buddha is not a divine being. Like you and me, Buddha is just a human being, a mere mortal.

Buddha became enlightened after many years of searching for the meaning of life. Buddha knew the in and out of how human mind and the environment work. In Buddha’s world, there’s no magic, no miracle, no divine power but all can be explained by using logic, common sense and wisdom.

Even after 2,500 years, his wisdom is still applicable in many area of our life. Buddha’s words always make sense to me. It might sound audacious, but I strongly believe Buddhism philosophy played and will continue to play a huge part to advance and evolve our mind.

For this little meaningless anniversary, I dedicate this essay, on how Buddhism philosophy can be applied to something we do everyday…

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