31 August 2012

Motto Quotes of Thabarwa Sayadaw U Ottamasara

Motto Quotes from Thabarwa Sayadaw U Ottamasara's
41st Birthday Present eBook

October 2010

The more anger, the more danger.
The less anger, the less danger.
Freedom from anger, freedom from danger.

The more desire, the more discomfort.
The less desire, the less discomfort.
Freedom from desire, freedom from discomfort.

"Using with grasping and using with comparing" is wrong.
"Using only" is right.

"Action only" is free, flexible and powerful.

"Difficulty" is the first step towards "easiness".

If there is a will, there is a way.
Your mind is the creator of your life.

“Belief” is a fundamental requirement in practicing meditation. 
Even ' created belief ' has power to a limited extent
'Real belief ' has power to a limited extent.  (or)    
‘Created belief' has limited power. 
‘Real belief' has limitless power.

Unlimited time, place, effort and abandonment are required to explore the original wisdom.

Real meditation is trying to abandon one's mind until nothing is left.

Try to practice meditation regardless of having a busy life.

Practice meditation with free wisdom and desire.
Practice meditation without any reasoning about how to do it and what to do.

From free wisdom arises free action; from free action arises free power; from free power appears limitless results.

Nothing is permanent EXCEPT ever new impermanent nature and permanent nature(Nibbana).

Nothing to take refuge in EXCEPT the original truth,  
(ever-new impermanent nature  and permanent nature).
Original truth is to be taken refuge in.
Created truth is to be used only.

Original truth has limitless power.
Created truth has only limited power.

Real meditation is trying to stop any cause.
There's no effect free from cause.   No cause, no effect.

Real meditation is trying to inherit right understanding from the Buddha. 
A really good deed is sharing that right understanding.

Real meditation is like "digging up an invaluable treasure" of good deeds.

The surest way to satisfy & fulfill one's mind is fulfilling others' minds indiscriminately.

Try to do good deeds continuously without limitation and hesitation.

"Helping others" is helping oneself.