Thursday, December 1, 2011

How To Get What You Want?

                     How To Get What You Want?

By Buddhadasa Bhikkhu

Want to stop being foolish?

Want Dhammic religion?
Want to realize the fruits of the path?
Want to be happy everywhere?

Want to honor your parents?
Want to be rich in goodness?
Want not to waste this human birth?
Want to be cool?


Want to finish off karmic retribution?
Not want any suffering to remain?
Want to finish it once and for all?
Want happiness without any pain?



The best way from

Then examine everything carefully.
Then be tolerant and patient.
Then don't create any 'self.'
Then share, aid, and support others.


Don't abandon the family's duties.
Don't do anything obsessively.
Then know how to be truly human.
Then bathe in the Dhamma.


Must have no 'me' or 'mine' left.
Must make it all free-void-empty.
Must realize remainderless quenching.
Must Nibbanam paramam sukham. 




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