Buddha and the Bible
Sayings of Buddha and Sayings of Christ Consciousness: Nature Concurs
“Your purpose in life is to find
your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it”
“For this very purpose I have raised
you up, that I might show my power in you."
“Nothing can harm you as much as
your own thoughts unguarded.”
More than anything you guard, protect
your mind, for life flows from it.
“There is no fire like passion,
there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly,
Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who
commits sin is the slave of sin.
“Nothing ever exists entirely alone;
everything is in relation to everything else.”
For in him we live, and move, and have
“True love is born from understanding.
Those who have failed to work toward the truth have
“If your compassion does not include
yourself, it is incomplete.”
Love your neighbor as yourself.
“The tongue like a sharp knife...
Kills without drawing blood.”
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity:
so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body,
All descriptions of reality
are temporary hypotheses.”
For the wisdom of this
world is foolishness with God.
“A man asked Gautama Buddha, "I
The joy of the Lord is your strength.
You throw thorns, falling in my silence
they become flowers.”
"Instead of the thorn bush the cypress
will come up, and instead of the nettle the myrtle will come up,
“The Way is not in the sky; the
Way is in the heart.”
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they
shall see God.
“As rain falls equally on the just
and the unjust, do not burden your heart
Praise and blame, gain
and loss, pleasure and sorrow come and go like the wind.
“Every morning we are born again.
What we do today is what matters most.”
Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast
love, for in you I trust.
“The greatest prayer is patience.”
In your patience possess ye your souls.
“If you propose to speak always
ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind.”
Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet
to the soul, and health to the bones.
“It is better to travel, than to
Your life is a journey you must travel
with a deep consciousness of God.
“Kindness should become the natural
way of life,not the exception.”
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted,
forgiving each other,
“The trouble is, you think you have
Lord, make me to know my end, and what
is the measure of my days,
“Pain is certain, suffering is optional.”
And God shall wipe away all tears from
their eyes; and there shall be no more death,
“Remembering a wrong is like carrying
a burden on the mind.”
“Like the moon, come out from behind
the clouds! Shine.”
Like the moon it shall be established
forever, a faithful witness in the skies.”
“Most problems, if you give them
enough time and space, will eventually wear themselves out”
The righteous person may have many troubles,
but the Lord delivers him from them all.
“There is no path to happiness:
happiness is the path.”
Whoever pursues righteousness and love
finds life, prosperity and honor.
“If you light a lamp for somebody,
it will also brighten your path. ”
Let your light so shine before men, that
they may see your good works,
“Speak the truth, do not become
angered and give when asked, even be it a little.
You shall not give false testimony....
If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also.
Do not overlook tiny good actions, thinking
they are of no benefit;
For verily I say unto you, Till heaven
and earth pass, one jot or
“There is nothing so disobedient
as an undisciplined mind,
Let this mind be in you, which was also
in Christ Jesus.
“Nothing is forever except change.
To every thing there is a season, and
a time to every purpose under the heaven.
“Hatred does not cease by hatred,
but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”
Love your enemies, bless them that curse
you, do good to them that hate you,
“In the end these things matter
most: How well did you love?
And now these three remain: faith, hope
and love. But the greatest of these is love.
“If we could see the miracle of
a single flower clearly our whole life would change. ”
Consider the flowers..., how they grow:
they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you,
“If you truly loved yourself, you
could never hurt another.”
"This is how to contemplate our conditioned
Yet you do not know what your life will
be like tomorrow.
Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the
Blessed are ye, when men shall revile
you, and persecute you,
“Look not to the faults of others,
nor to their omissions and commissions.
"Why do you look at the speck that
is in your brother's eye,