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慈濟靜思語中英對照 1-20 (證嚴法師)
Tzu-Chi's Aphorisms In Chinese and English
(Master Cheng Yen)
For someone who , makes good use of time , every moment , is goodfor meditation.
When the mind is pure and tranquil, we have arrived in Pureland.
True goodness , is to reach out naturally , without , the slightesthesitation.
Forget , our achievements, but not our mistakes. Forget , thetrespasses of others , but not the kindness, they have shown us.
When you view the world, from a different perspective, the worldbecomes, vast and wide. Try shifting your perspective, in everything you do,,and all will be, light and easy.
To give without joy,, not only carries no merit, but engendersafflictions.
Every thought, every word, every action is , the origin of karmaand misfortune.
Do not underestimate yourself; , everyone has unlimited potential.
Everyone has a Buddha nature, , and a Bodhisattva’s strength andspirit.
It is difficult to, remain grateful , in destitution, but a person, who does good, with a grateful heart is, less likely to, fall intodestitution.
(Buddhism speaks of , developing discipline, , meditativeconcentration, , and wisdom.), Discipline is to, not give rise to , unwholesomethoughts., Meditative concentration is to , be calm under adversity., Wisdom isto , take control of our mind , and change our destiny.
Happiness, is not about, how much we possess, but how little we,bicker over trivials.
If our thoughts are, upright and wholesome,, we can, always be atease and, evil cannot come near.
Though we aim high,, we must take solid and, concrete steps, hereand now.
Remain soft-spoken and forgiving,, even when reason is on yourside.
A confused mind suffers agony;, an enlightened mind feels at ease.
Giving time , to our parents, is about , spending time with them,with joy,, not merely out of, a sense of duty.
Our mind is like a garden; , if no good seeds are sown, , nothinggood will grow from it.
Take up good deeds and, let go of hard feelings., In helping othersto, fulfill their goal,, we too gain.
The more we give,, the more grounded, we will feel.