Bodhidharma Quotes


51 Bodhidharma quotes:



"All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions."
"As long as you look for a Buddha somewhere else, you'll never see that your own mind is the Buddha."
"Regardless of what we do, our karma has no hold on us."
"The Buddha is your real body, your original mind."
"The Dharma is the truth that all natures are pure."
"Those who remain unmoved by the wind of joy silently follow the Path."
"To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn't apparent because it's shrouded by sensation and delusion."
"Whoever knows that the mind is a fiction and devoid of anything real knows that his own mind neither exists nor doesn't exist."
"All phenomena are empty."
"Your mind is nirvana."
"The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion."
"To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity."
"But deluded people don't realize that their own mind is the Buddha. They keep searching outside."
"Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help."
"Not creating delusions is enlightenment."
"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."
"Freeing oneself from words is liberation."
"If you use your mind to look for a Buddha, you won't see the Buddha."



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