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The Buddha denies the existence of any permanent entity either physical or mental. We call this theory about self as Anatmavada.

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Found Buddha

The Buddha is found in other people

– even the ones we do not like very much.


Francis Harold Cook

Fun and Tolerance

Man suffers only because he takes seriously
what the gods made for fun.


Alan W. Watts

Je suis Charlie – I am Charlie

Humor

Islamic humour is a tradition of humour in Islam, dating back to the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

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Self-awareness

The most fundamental aggression to ourselves,
the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves,
is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.


Pema Chodron

Be a Fool

He who asks a question,
is a fool for a minute.

Hoe who does not,
remains a fool forever

A big fuss is made over nothing

People love emotional confusion.

Just look at the film posters in front of the cinema:
Nothing but emotional confusion on their faces.

Buddha-dharma means not putting yourself at the mercy of emotional confusion.
In the world, on the other hand, a big fuss is made over nothing.


Kodo Sawaki