This ancient book of Buddhist wisdom is older than the Bible. Rewritten in clear, clean modern language, the words of the Buddha will connect with the modern reader.
1 We are what we think about. All our lives are founded on our thoughts and our world is made up of our thoughts. Like the wagon drawn after an ox, suffering will follow a deluded mind.
2 We are what we think about. When our minds are clear and disciplined, happiness will follow us as faithfully as our shadow.
3 When we nourish hateful thoughts like “He abused me, he beat me, he defeated me, he robbed me,” hatred and suffering never go away.
4 When we learn to let go of such thoughts as “He abused me, he beat me, he defeated me, he robbed me” enmity ceases and happiness follows.
5 Hatred can not be defeated by ha...