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The 15 best teachings of Gautam Buddha

Buddha, which means ‘awakened one’ was the title given to Lord Buddha. Lord Buddha was the 10th incarnation of God according to Hindu mythology. It was about 2500 years ago when Prince Siddhartha left all the pleasures of the world to understand the reality of life and attain salvation.

Buddha’s teachings are universal and true for any culture and era. Here are the hand-picked 15 best teachings of Gautam Buddha, to bring understanding and bliss in one’s life.

Teaching #1

The past is already gone, the future is not yet here. There’s only one moment for you to live.

Teaching #2

As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise, you will miss most of your life.

Teaching #3

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

Teaching #4

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease

Teaching #5

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die

Teaching #6

What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create

Teaching #7

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting

Teaching #8

If you are quiet enough, you will hear the flow of the universe. You will feel its rhythm. Go with this flow. Happiness lies ahead. Meditation is key.

Teaching #9

The root of suffering is attachment

Teaching #10

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth

Teaching #11

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change

Teaching #12

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.

Teaching #13

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger

Teaching #14

If you are facing in the right direction, all you need to do is keep on walking

Teaching #15

When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky

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