Geshe Kelsang Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 58 Geshe Kelsang Quotes

#1. We do not need to become unhappy just because things don't go our way. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#2. The more we control our mind, the more our inner peace increases and the happier we become - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#3. If everyone practiced cherishing others, many of the major problems of the world would be solved in a few years. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#4. There is no greater method for experiencing peace of mind and happiness than to understand and meditate on Emptiness. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#5. Faith is like pure eyes that enable us to see a pure and perfect world beyond the suffering world of samsara. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#6. Whenever anyone, Buddhist or not, sees a Temple or an image of Buddha they receive blessings. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#7. The great Tibetan meditator Gungtang Jampelyang once asked
'What is the difference between a wise man and a fool?'
The difference lies in their intention. A wise person is someone who has a good intention, not someone who merely possesses knowledge. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#8. When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subside and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#9. Listening is a lamp that dispels the darkness of ignorance. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#10. Everything we have and everything we enjoy, including our very life, is due to the kindness of others. In fact, every happiness there is in the world arises as a result of others' kindness. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#11. We should realize that our deadliest enemies are anger and other delusions. Since these delusions are deeply ingrained mental habits, working to overcome them is not always easy. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#12. Practicing Dharma is the supreme method for improving the quality of our human life. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#13. If we transform our ordinary mind into love and compassion we will naturally act in a positive way. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#14. In reality, our mind is the creator of all the things we experience. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#15. Learning to cherish others is the best solution to our daily problems, and it is the source of all our future happiness and good fortune. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#16. A Temple is one of the best ways of benefiting other living beings - it is the best form of public service. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#17. Painful things do not come to us from outside, but arise from within our own mind. Circumstances or other people have no power to make us feel bad; the most they can do is trigger the potentials for painful feelings that already exist within our own mind. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#18. Pure happiness can only be attained through developing our mind. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#19. We all wish for world peace, but world peace will never be achieved unless we first establish peace within our own minds. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#20. Buddha's teachings are scientific methods to solve the problems of all living beings permanently. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#21. I have not met one living being that has not been the mother of all the rest. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#22. Nothing can be accomplished just by reading words.
A sick man will never be cured of his illness through merely reading medical instructions! - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#23. When we look at external things, we can usually distinguish those that are useful and valuable from those that are not. We must learn to look at our mind in the same way. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#24. Happiness is a state of mind, so the real source of happiness must lie within the mind, not in external conditions. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#25. Whenever we strive to make progress in our meditations, contemplations and so forth we are practicing effort. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#26. We need to keep a constant watch over our mind and learn to distinguish between the beneficial and harmful thoughts that are arising moment by moment. Those who are able to do this are truly wise. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#27. It is through our anger and hatred that we transform people into enemies. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#28. Patience is a mind that is able to accept fully and happily, whatever occurs. It is much more than just gritting our teeth and putting up with things. Being patient means to welcome wholeheartedly whatever arises, having given up the idea that things should be other than what they are. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#29. The solution to all the problems of daily life is to cherish others. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#30. Right now we have obtained a human rebirth and have the opportunity to attain enlightenment through Dharma practice, so if we waste this precious opportunity in meaningless activities there is no greater loss and no greater foolishness. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#31. Since inner peace is the source of all happiness, we can see how important meditation is. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#32. Happiness and suffering are states of mind, and so their main causes cannot be found outside the mind. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#33. If everyone sincerely practices the path of compassion and wisdom, all their problems will be solved. I guarantee this. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#34. Without improving our mind there is no way to solve our human problems. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#35. The more we want certain situations, the more we find ourself stuck in situations we do not want. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#36. Love is the real nuclear bomb that destroys all our enemies, because when we love all living beings, we have no enemies. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#37. All objects whether pleasant, unpleasant or neutral, are mere appearances to the mind just like things experienced in a dream - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#38. Going for refuge to Buddha,Dharma, and Sangha means that we apply effort to receiving Buddha's blessings, to putting Dharma into practice, and to receiving help from Sangha. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#39. Our mind is like a field, and performing actions is like sowing seeds in that field. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#40. By meditating on affectionate love and wishing love for just one moment we accumulate greater merit than we would by giving food three times every day to all those who are hungry in the world. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#41. When we understand clearly that inner peace is the real source of happiness, and how, through spiritual practice, we can experience progressively deeper levels of inner peace, we will develop tremendous enthusiasm to practice - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#42. We need modern ideas, but we also need ancient wisdom. If we deny ancient wisdom we are making a big mistake. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#43. Love is the great protector, protecting us from anger and jealousy. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#44. Whenever we practise meditation, whether or not our meditation is clear, we are performing a virtuous mental action that is a cause of our future happiness and peace of mind. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#45. One of the most common ways of not acknowledging our faults is to blame others. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#46. Whenever we see anyone in a high or low position, male or female, they differ only in appearance, dress, behavior, and status. In essence they are all equal
they all experience problems in their lives. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#47. Developing compassion and wisdom and helping those in need is the true meaning of life. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#48. Patience is a strength, not a weakness; and if by practicing patience we stop retaliating to harm and criticism, people will gradually come to understand that our real nature is very special - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#49. Enlightenment is the inner light of wisdom that is permanently free from all mistaken appearance, and whose function is to bestow mental peace upon each and every living being every day. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#50. Our mental attitude transforms a situation into either a problem or an opportunity. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#51. Everything we now enjoy has been provided through the kindness of other beings, past or present. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#52. All the happiness there is in the world arises from wishing others to be happy. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#53. When we learn to accept difficult circumstances patiently, the real problem disappears. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#54. Today we can see many different forms of Buddhism, such as Zen and Theravada Buddhism. All these different aspects are practices of Buddha's teachings, and all are equally precious; they are just different presentations. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#55. Compassion is a Shepherd, Always tending his herd. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#56. We are all interconnected in a web of kindness from which it is impossible to separate ourself. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#57. Being patient means to welcome wholeheartedly whatever arises, - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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#58. When a fully qualified Mahayana disciple relies completely upon a fully qualified Mahayana Spiritual Guide the attainment of enlightenment is easy. - Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
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