Quotes by Cheryl Richardson

“I will take a pie in the face any time for a worthy cause.” “A lot of times we set ourselves up to fail. It’s interesting. A lot of times the resolutions we choose are the ones, like you said in the opening, we keep breaking over and over again. Sometimes it reflects parts of […]

Cheryl Richardson

Cheryl Richardson is the New York Times bestselling author of several books including, “Take Time for Your Life,” “Life Makeovers, Stand Up for Your Life,” “The Unmistakable Touch of Grace,” “The Art of Extreme Self Care” and You Can Create an Exceptional Life. She was the first president of the International Coach Federation and holds one of their first […]

Origins of tea: Bodhidharma

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Here’s one way of looking at the origin of tea as told in the story of Bodhidharma, a meditation master from the 5th/6th century.

Bodhidharma’s Rebirth

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The discovery of Bodhidharma’s burial temple in China has recently unearthed information about him.

The Legendary Bodhidharma

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Bodhidharma was an Indian Buddhist monk who traveled from India to China in the 5th century AD and propagated Mahayana Buddhism in China, which in China came to be known as Chan Buddhism.

The Original Shaolin Monk

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by Goran Powell: The Shaolin Temple is regarded as the birthplace of Zen and Kung Fu—the first place in history to combine the training of a warrior with the spiritual practices of a monk.

Bodhidharma by Lao Long

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If you attain anything at all, it’s conditional, it’s karmic. It results in retribution. It turns the Wheel.

In Buddhism, who is Bodhidharma?

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The word Buddha is a Sanskrit word which means “The Awakened One”, one who’s awakened to Reality, who understands true nature of the mind, the world, and all animate existences.

The Man Who Made Shaolin

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by Sifu Anthony: What do Cosmos Qigong, Shaolin Kung Fu, and Zen Meditation have in common? Sure, they’re all energy arts, and they all came from the Shaolin Temple. But did you know that they also came from the same man?

Bodhidharma: Myth or Reality?

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by Christopher Caile: At a minimum he was a remarkable man. He was but one of hundreds, if not thousands, who ventured far distances from India and elsewhere to China to teach.

Theosophy Trust: Bodhidharma

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By the Theosophy Trust: Abandoning the false and embracing the true, and in simpleness of thought, abiding in pi-kuan or wall meditation,

Quotes by Bodhidharma

“You can’t know your real mind as long as you deceive yourself.” “The mind is the root from which all things grow if you can understand the mind, everything else is included.” “The mind is always present. You just don’t see it.” “If you use your mind to study reality, you won’t understand either your […]

Quotes by Maharaji Neem Karoli Baba

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“I am everybody’s guru.” “I don’t want anything. I exist only to serve others.” “I have no powers. I don’t know anything.” “I am the father of the world. The whole world is my child.” “Ask God or Hanuman. I’m just an ordinary being. I can do nothing.” “Love all men as God, even if […]

Quotes by Carlos Castaneda

“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” “The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.” “Life in itself is sufficient, self-explanatory and complete.” “The average man is hooked to […]

Quotes by Ernest Holmes

“I believe in the incarnation of the Spirit in all, and that we are all incarnations of the One Spirit.” “The intellect is a cold thing and a merely intellectual idea will never stimulate thought in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.” “When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of […]