In Buddha’s Words

In Buddhas Words … NOT in Buddha’s Words Series. About 50 Percent of Online Quotes Attributed to Buddha are Actual

In Buddhas Words ... NOT in Buddha's Words. We all love inspirational quotes. They're especially nice as visual memes or illustrated quotes online, especially in Facebook posts. But how many are real. Our initial run at the top ...

In Buddhas Words: “The person who clings to nothing of the past, present and future…” #InBuddhasWords

“The person who clings to nothing of the past, present and future, who has no attachment and holds on to nothing — that person, I call a Holy Person.”  — The Buddha Cited from Dhammapada 421 As with ...

In Buddha’s Words: “He who is possessed by constant virtue…” Path of Purification #inBuddhasWords

In the third of our quotable quotes  (#inBuddhasWords) — verified quotes with citations to Sutra — we draw from the Vissuddhi-magga, Path of Purification (S I 53): 
He who is possessed of constant virtue, Who has understanding, and ...

In Buddhas Words: “Be… Refuges Unto Yourself Seeking No External Refuge…”

In the second of our "quotable quotes" — verified quotes with citations to Sutra — we began by exploring a very popular online web quote attributed to Buddha — but fake and misleading. Although the gist of the ...

In Buddha’s Words: Daily Inspirational Buddha “Quotes” with Citations — Separating the Real from the Fake

In Buddha's Words is a new series of "quotable quotes" from the Buddha — but cited with their source. Many Buddha Quotes and inspirational quotes online are "made up" or not verified with sutra/sutta references. We will pick ...