The Power of a Buddha


Even without making offerings, just looking at an image of the Buddha purifies our unsubdued mind and negative karma. Even if we are very angry and our mind is very disturbed and we go into the meditation room or whatever it is, and we just sit down and look at a nice painting or statue of Buddha, and we think about the way he is sitting—it is so relaxed, so peaceful, so subdued and compassionate-looking. If we just concentrate and think about that and look at the image, it is so helpful and so beneficial for our mind. It brings great calmness and it subdues our mind, as we generate the wish to be like that.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s