Bodhidharma quotes about enlightenment. He was one of the greatest masters that has ever lived. What did he say about enlightenment? Learn from his. Bodhidharma Quotes and Motivational Spiritual Quotations from Awakening Intuition. Collection of Wisdom Life Changing Sayings. Bodhidharma’s teachings and practice centered on meditation and the Lankavatara Sutra. Here are 8 life changing quotes by Bodhidharma.

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A collection of sayings and thoughts by Bodhidharma on Buddha, Hinduism, dharma, karma, sayings, gita, day, anger, mind, greed, death, life, path, religion and liberation. Famous As Buddhist Monk.

20 Inspiring Quotes By Bodhidharma That Will Help You Sail Through Trying Times

Born On AD. Died On AD. Died At Age Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen. But people of the deepest understanding look within, distracted by nothing. Since a clear mind is the Buddha, they attain the understanding of a Buddha bodhicharma using the mind.

According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings. A buddha is an idle person.

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He doesn’t run around after fortune and fame. The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion. People of this world are deluded. They’re quuotes longing for something – always, in a word, seeking. Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from nodhidharma in either.

If you use your mind to study reality, you won’t understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you’ll understand both.

By using this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Privacy Policy Manage Cookies. Bodhidharma was a renowned Buddhist monk believed to have lived during the 5th century. He is considered to be the one who transmitted Chan Buddhism to China.

He is also accredited to be the first Chinese patriarch. Going by the Chinese legend, Bodhidharma was behind one who began physical training of Shaolin Monastery which resulted in the creation of Shaolin Kungfu.

20 Inspiring Quotes By Bodhidharma That Will Help You Sail Through Trying Times

There is only little contemporary information on Bodhidharma that is surviving. The principle Chinese sources reveal that Bodhidharma came from the Western regions which are refered to as Central Asia but might also include the Indian subcontinent. Following is a corpus of thoughts, sayings, words and viewpoints put forth by the distinguished monk which is till date used as quotable quotes extensively. Presenting quotes and thoughts by Bodhidharma on regret, words, sex, blessings, nature, mind, illusions, learning, reality, wisdom, ignorance, bodhidhar,a, enlightenment etc are sure to keep you going in rough times.


Those who worship don’t know, and those who know don’t worship. At every moment where language can’t go, that’s your mind.

Vast emptiness, nothing holy. Everything sacred, nothing sacred. All know the way; few actually walk it. To seek is to suffer. To seek nothing is bliss. Poverty and hardship are created by false thinking. Freeing oneself from words is liberation. Not engaging bodhhidharma ignorance is wisdom. A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad. The Way is basically perfect. It doesn’t require perfecting.

Regardless of what we do, our karma has no hold on us.

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