Discover How Ancient Wisdom Can Aid Your Life Today – 25 Wise Quotes from Buddha…
25 Quotes From Buddha That Will Change Your Life
Steven Bancarz | SpiritScienceandMetaphysics.com
By Steven Bancarz| Between the 6th and 4th century BCE, a man named Siddhārtha Gautama began to turn heads in Eastern India with his profound spiritual wisdom. He was given the name “Buddha”, which literally means “The enlightened one”, and to this day we still receive tremendous insight from his teachings.
Interestingly, Buddha never actually wrote any of his teachings down. Similar to Jesus and Socrates, his method of teaching was verbal and communicative. Oral traditions kept the wisdom of the Buddha alive until 400 years after his death when the first transcript of his teachings first emerged.
His awakening occurred when he realized that you didn’t have to starve yourself and mortify your body, as was commonly practiced in India at that time to enhance spiritual clarity and wisdom. When a young girl offered him some milk and rice pudding as an action of compassion, he realized that there was more to The Way than what he had been taught.
He then meditated for 49 nine days after vowing he would not move until he found the truth. The insights that came from this still remain some of the most relevant and profound spiritual teachings of all time. Here are 25 quotes from Buddha that will change your life: