Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Buddha was a sage who started to impact thousands of lives in sixth and fourth BCE (Before Common Era) with his profound spiritual wisdom. The word ‘Buddha’ means the enlightened one or the awakened one.
No matter what religion you follow, what culture you have been born and brought up in, Buddha’s teachings are universal. His teachings have the strength to awaken people to reality and make them introspect themselves. Lord Buddha’s teachings have not only given a deeper insight into one’s existence, but also made significant contribution in liberating one from the day-to-day conflicts in minds.
Inspiring millions of people today, Buddha’s wisdom in older days was kept alive through the oral tradition. It was only after 400 years of his death, that the first manuscript was written.
We bring you 15 quotes from the collection of Buddha’s teachings that will help you to attain a new perspective to peace, a state of well being and help you free yourself from the incarcerations of life.Image: Shutterstock