As long as Man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.
If one is trying to practice meditation and is still eating meat, he would be like a man closing his ears and shouting loudly and then asserting that he heard nothing…
— Buddhism. Surangama Sutra
Truth is not to be found outside. No teacher, no scripture can give it to you. It is inside you and if you wish to attain it, seek your own company. Be with yourself.
Keep your attention on intentions
Teacher or enemy-lesson or battle. The choice is yours to grow or struggle.
The wise win before the fight, while the ignorant fight to win
The true Muslim does not claim to have a religion peculiar to himself. Islam is not a sect or ethnic religion. In its view all Religion is one, for the truth is one
If time only exists because clocks do, then does place only exist because people do?
What I have written here is as important as what I haven’t. I reveal as much by concealing.
Tattoos are a permanent artform that reminds us of our own impermanence.