Bodhidharma Quotes

51 Bodhidharma quotes:

"All phenomena are empty."
"All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions."
"Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either."
"Buddhas don't practice nonsense."
"But while success and failure depend on conditions, the mind neither waxes nor wanes."
"Delusion means mortality. And awareness means Buddhahood."
"Not creating delusions is enlightenment."
"Your mind is nirvana."
"A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad."
"According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings."
"And the Buddha is the person who's free: free of plans, free of cares."
"As long as you look for a Buddha somewhere else, you'll never see that your own mind is the Buddha."
"Freeing oneself from words is liberation."
"If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past."
"If you use your mind to look for a Buddha, you won't see the Buddha."
"If you use your mind to study reality, you won't understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you'll understand both."
"If your mind is pure, all buddha-lands are pure."
"Mortals liberate Buddhas and Buddhas liberate mortals."
"Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit."
"Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom."

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