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Wisdom Books: The Word of The Buddha by Nyanatiloka Thero

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The Word of the Buddha, published originally in German, was the first strictly systematic exposition of all the main tenets of the Buddha’s Teachings presented in the Master’s own words as found in the Sutta-Pitaka of the Buddhist Pali Canon.

While it may well serve as a first introduction for the beginner, its chief aim is to give the reader who is already more or less acquainted with the fundamental ideas of Buddhism, a clear, concise and authentic summary of its various doctrines, within the framework of the all-embracing `Four Noble Truths,’ i.e. the Truths of Suffering (inherent in all existence), of its Origin, of its Extinction, and of the Way leading to its extinction. From the book itself it will be seen how the teachings of the Buddha all ultimately converge upon the one final goal: Deliverance from Suffering.

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Quotes of Wisdom: Buddha on Truth

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The Truth is not arbitrary or a matter of opinion, but can be investigated, 
and those who earnestly search for the Truth will find It. The Truth is
 hidden to the blind, but he who has the mental eye sees the Truth.

~ Buddha

Buddha’s Ten Steps Of Wisdom Towards Spiritual Zen

The following ten steps towards Spiritual Zen was taken from the Manly P. Hall lecture ‘Spirit of Zen’.

Each experience proves itself as we progress so that at no time are we required to accept any belief or idea that we’ve not already discovered to be true, thus we actually lead and guide ourselves.

All we require is sincerity and a little courage, and these will become stronger as we experience their benefits.

Our discovery of the practical values of Zen unfolds according to a pattern of ten steps:

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Christmas Message From The Buddha For Us All To Live Up To

“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 elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.”

~ Buddha

Have a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year filled with nothing but Wisdom!