Buddhism in Bite Size Lessons: Lesson #15: The Five Remembrances

The Buddha’s Five Remembrances (Thich Nhat Hanh’s version)

I am of the nature to grow old. There is no way to escape growing old.

I am of the nature to have ill health. There is no way to escape ill health.

I am of the nature to die. There is no way to escape death.

All that is dear to me and everyone I love are of the nature to change. There is no way to escape being separated from them.

My actions are my only true belongings. I cannot escape the consequences of my actions. My actions are the ground upon which I stand.

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November 12, 2010. Tags: , , , , . Uncategorized.

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