Sakon Hall of Wisdom Words (Text Only)

Words of Wisdom

Quotes by Pittaya Wong (Tisuthiwongse)

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1. Battle with your own evil; otherwise, you may become a devil.  Settle your mind in the tranquil, and your ill will shall be overcome.  (Pittaya Wong)

2. Let our mind bloom peacefully… allowing our speech beautifully cherished, and our action be well wished, altogether, we are abliss forevermore.  (Pittaya Wong)

3. Chanting is like medicine whilst meditation is like a vaccine.  (Pittaya Wong)

4. Wishing to have a big diamond, one’s mind gone small.  Wishing to rid all the diamond wish, one’s mind is enriched.  Wishing for too many, one turns out crazy.  Wishing for contentdency, one becomes abliss.  (Pittaya Wong)

5. Do something good.  Don’t do anything bad.  If heaven and hell exist, you won’t be sad.  If they don’t exist, at least… your life won’t be mad.  (Pittaya Wong)

6. Buddhist doctrine is like Algebra, and Vijja Dhammakaya is like Calculus.  Belief is not a must as you’ll learn much from your own discovery.  (Pittaya Wong)

7. Doing good deeds jointly, we will be company in time of prosperity.  Doing bad deeds cooperatively, we will face difficulty together.  (Pittaya Wong)

8. If we act due to emotion, life will turn seasonal.  If we act due to reason, life will turn unradical.  (Pittaya Wong)

9. Humans were created equal but differentiated by the immoral.  (Pittaya Wong)

10. Feathers make chicken nice, bachelors are alike with celibacy.  (Pittaya Wong)

11. If people of the world ‘give’ more than ‘get,’ there will be a global surplus which leads to the universal surprise.  (Pittaya Wong)

12. Neither glad nor sad, whether it is good or bad.  We have to maintain our ‘equilibrium.’  (Pittaya Wong)

13. Doing good, we earn goodness.  Doing the unwholesomeness, we are obsessed by the evil mara.  (Pittaya Wong)

14. In grammar, there are past, present, and future tense.  It’s the same to our life, there are past, present, and future lifetime.  If you don’t know grammar, your English is broken.  Likewise, if you don’t know the Law of Karma, you being shall turn barren.  (Pittaya Wong)

15. Greed is like glue, the more we use, the more attachful we become.  (Pittaya Wong)

16. Everything is impermanent, isn’t it?  And impermanence is impermanent, is it right?  Let’s find out the permanence which is hidden inside, leave alone outside the impermanency.  (Pittaya Wong)

17. Learning from the right, we know what to do.  Learning from the wrong, we know what to undo.  Learning from the two, we avoid to be fool and become truly wise.  (Pittaya Wong)

18. Losing everything but your promise, keeping nothing but your inner peace.  (Pittaya Wong)

19. With so much loss and so much gain, we should learn to remain ‘indifferent.’  (Pittaya Wong)

20. Minimize your impurity and maximize your mental beauty, dwell in tranquility and never let it turn to be anxiety.  (Pittaya Wong)

21. Mom’s love is so true, although it may not be lawfully registered, unlike our partner whose love may be registered but can turn awful.  (Pittaya Wong)

22. Nothing is so perfect except our own imperfection.  (Pittaya Wong)

23. Some rich men feel sad when they see the richer persons.  Some good men feel bad when they see the even better persons.  (Pittaya Wong)

24. Humans are like Russian dolls.  Layers of inner body are all inside.  Simply keep your mind centralized, you will find the bright ‘Buddhahood’ within.  (Pittaya Wong)

25. When I say a lot, I mean nothing.  When I say nothing, I mean a lot.  If you think my words are short, it’s better than not saying something.  (Pittaya Wong)

26. Now I know why the geniuses’ desks are always messy.  It’s because they train themselves to make discoveries.  (Pittaya Wong)

27. The pandit takes insignificant misdeeds as ‘considerable.’  The bandit takes considerable misdeeds as ‘insignificant.’  (Pittaya Wong)

28. Your best friend may not be the one whom you like the most, but he or she is the person who guides you the right way regardless of your favor or disfavor.  (Pittaya Wong)

29. Being alone with defilement, it’s lonesomeness.  Being alone with contentment, it’s peacefulness.  (Pittaya Wong)

30. Simple… but capable!  (Pittaya Wong)

31. Throughout the Existence, only our mind can reach the infinity.  (Pittaya Wong)

32. Carrots are good for your health.  Seat belt is good for your safety.  Meditation is for your harmony.  Be happy with whatever you have.  (Pittaya Wong)

33. The perfections we try to pursue are the perfection of virtues which cannot be valued by the number of follower, amount of donation, number of branch, size of organization, praise, gain, fame, and the escalating ‘self’ which arises concurrently with our well success.  (Pittaya Wong)

34. Doing good deeds for the benefit of the whole existence, the benefit, hence, returns to ourselves as well as the overall sentient beings.  (Pittaya Wong)

35. More or Rest…  (Pittaya Wong)

36. Thinking of yourself as extraordinary, you are so ordinary.  Thinking of yourself as unnoteworthy, you are such a specialty.  (Pittaya Wong)

37. Be smiley like Thais… be polite like British… be stylish like Italian… be brilliant like Jewish… be abliss like Bhutanese… be creative like American… be one like Singaporean…. Be patient like African… be undrunk like Arabian… be a world cup champion like Argentine… be diligent like Chinese… be the one who does good deeds anyway.  (Pittaya Wong)

38. Between love and hatred, both are attachments.. But if we have to choose, we should love hence.  (Pittaya Wong)

39. A cent is much if you are innocent, but tens may be little if you lack contentment.  (Pittaya Wong)

40. Take little defilement as antibody, and overcome the anxiety from your desire.  (Pittaya Wong)

41. A billion is not enough, if you are over-desirous.  A trillion is not much, if your demand is quadrillionous.  (Pittaya Wong)

42. An excuse is like a single penny.  An apology is worth twenty fine silver dollars.  A promise for extra improvement hence firstly regarded as the 100 USD gold.  (Pittaya Wong)

43. No wheel can take you to the Nirvana except the Dhamma wheel.  (Pittaya Wong)

44. Love without lust is very much like the unrusted gold.  (Pittaya Wong)

45. No car can sing better than the Carpenters.  (Pittaya Wong)

46. Suppressing others, we are encountered.  Suppressing no others, we are friendlier.  (Pittaya Wong)

47. Thinking of yourself as extraordinary, you are ordinary.  Thinking of nothing only, you are extraordinary.  (Pittaya Wong)

48. Everything is impermanent including impermanence.  Nothing is permanent except permanence.  (Pittaya Wong)  

49. Live your life wholesomely and virtuously overcome your problems.  This is the essence of perfections.  (Pittaya Wong)

50. Money can buy so many things except the time lapse.  (Pittaya Wong)

51. Meditation in process. Peace in progress… feeling the ‘Everest.’  (Pittaya Wong)

52. If you tell the truth only your mind will become powerfully truthful.  Don’t worry that you’ll be like a fool as you can be wisdomful from telling the truth.  (Pittaya Wong)

53. Once you know the secret, isn’t it challenging to remain quiet?  (Pittaya Wong)

54. The more kindness you have, the more kindful you are.  The more truth you tell, the more truthful you become.  The more care you give, isn’t it the more careful you should be?  (Pittaya Wong)

55. Among all of the Lord Buddha’s teachings, ‘recklessness’ prevails.  Hold on to it consistently, and your Dhamma path will go well safely.  (Pittaya Wong)

56.  Keep up with simplicity, although you’ve made many possibilities.  (Pittaya Wong)

57. Saying things considerably true, you are truly considerable.  Saying things misleadingly unreliable, you and unreliably misleading.  (Pittaya Wong)

58. We do good deeds to decrease defilements and strengthen our virtues.  (Pittaya Wong)

59. A mistake can be forgiven, but it should not be forgotten.  (Pittaya Wong)

60. Doing good deeds in time of trouble, the merit received is more than double.  (Pittaya Wong)

61. Speech is silver.  Silence is golden.  Document is diamond.  (Pittaya Wong)

62. If you feel like ‘never mind,’ you will never cry.  (Pittaya Wong)

63. Low profile, high efficiency.  (Pittaya Wong)

64. In God we trust.  In the Buddha, thus, we follow.  In our own merit we are much beholden.  (Pittaya Wong)

65. With benevolence, our mind is softened.  With revenge, our mind is hardened.  With any intent, our mind is shapened.  (Pittaya Wong)

66. ‘Enlightenment is the fruition of one’s lengthy cultivation of virtues.  (Pittaya Wong)

67. Gossipers just make noise, but they don’t make sense.  (Pittaya Wong)

68. Sometimes, someone’s sin is our merit as the hardship brought against us is the opportunity for our ethical gain.  (Pittaya Wong)

69. Allowing faith and wisdom to grow hand in hand, you will both understand and believe in Buddhism.  (Pittaya Wong)

70. It may be right that God exists, but it is the interpretation of God which I resist.  (Pittaya Wong)

71. A nice guy comes with a bright mind.  (Pittaya Wong)

72. If law is rewarding to people as much as punishing, its impact will be astounding.  (Pittaya Wong)

73. Merit is like vitamin, and sin is like amphetamine.  Meditation is kind of vaccine.  Let’s make merit and meditate to reduce our medicine.  (Pittaya Wong)

74. Everything is impermanent including impermanence.  Trying to make goodness permanent in the Existence.  Working hard to decomponent the bad permanence.  It’s possible with the superknowledge from our enlightenment.  (Pittaya Wong)

75. Having done so many gigantic good deeds, don’t take it for granted that you can do any misdeed.  (Pittaya Wong)

76. Kilesa is like a virus attachment.  If we don’t click to open, our mind won’t be defiled, hence.  (Pittaya Wong)

77. The key to liberation is detachment which can be achieved by mental unification where our minds no longer cling to the conditioned.  (Pittaya Wong)

78. With meditation, we insightfully see, and we intuitively know as our mental cultivation grows.  (Pittaya Wong)

79. No pay.. no gain.  No play.. no game.  (Pittaya Wong)

80. The wise teaching the fool is definitely grateful.  The fool teaching the fool can be awful, right? The wise teaching the wise is awesomely nice.  When the fool teaching the wise, don’t act like being full.  (Pittaya Wong)

81. Our breath can be the formless mantra.  (Pittaya Wong)

82. If God is too busy and all the saints are unavailable, we should learn to be ‘self-dependable.’  (Pittaya Wong)

83. Instead of praying for years to seek God’s help, we better make others well to help God.  It’s good to praise the Saints for decades, but it’s the best to dedicate ourselves for Sainthood.  (Pittaya Wong)

84. The cultivation of virtues is the true duty of mankind.  (Pittaya Wong)

85. Everyone can give away as if everyday is Christmas day.  (Pittaya Wong)

86. Giving with compassion is the civilization of mind.  (Pittaya Wong)

87. ‘Meditation’ is the peaceful unification of mind.  (Pittaya Wong)

88. The right belief is from understanding.  The wrong belief is from misunderstanding.  A strong belief leads to powerful faith.  Thus, one can be more or less faithfully right or wrong.  (Pittaya Wong)

89. The state of right mental unification is the key to unlocking the gate of Nirvana.  (Pittaya Wong)

90. The qualification to heaven is a ‘heart of gold.’  The qualification to Nirvanic goal is the ‘Noble Eightfold Path.’  (Pittaya Wong)

91. The devil motivates our views.  The angel fulfills us with good wishes.  Both compete in our mind to vanquish.  Be mindful to relinquish our ill-will.  (Pittaya Wong)

92. When we make merit, we should do it with good intent.  Otherwise, we may end up being meritoriously discontent.  (Pittaya Wong)

93. We don’t’ have to wait for the promising happiness in heaven as we can always enjoy bliss from ‘meditainment.’  (Pittaya Wong)

94. The Lord Buddha’s final teaching is ‘non-recklessness’ which is, thus, ‘mindfulness.’  (Pittaya Wong)

95. All about Buddhism is ‘righteousness.’  (Pittaya Wong)

96. ‘Self-realization’ is wisdom that stems from the right comprehension over mental faculties either under the meditative or non-meditative state of mind.  (Pittaya Wong)

97. In pursuit of Buddhist perfections, success is based on the level of virtues cultivation.  (Pittaya Wong)

98. Wondering what we really are on this planet, it’s only goodness that makes us important.  (Pittaya Wong)

99. Urbanisation = Population + Residentialisation, Civilisation = Humanisation + Materialisation, Meditation = Mental Tranquilisation + Concentration, Wisdomisation = Perception + Contemplation.  (Pittaya Wong)

100. The Lord Primordial Buddha is ‘God,’ the Origin.  Messengers and Saints, both believing and disbelieving, are either enlightened or unenlightened.  (Pittaya Wong)

101. The art of construction is architecture.  The art of writing is literature.  The art of meditation is mental unificateur.  The art of procreation is mother nature.  If we add art to something, its value is superior.  (Pittaya Wong)

102. The engineers are created equal, but the architects are occasional.  If one is both an architect and engineer, one’s creation can be supernatural.  (Pittaya Wong)

103. ‘Enlightenment’ is the end of mental darkness and the success of virtue cultivation.  (Pittaya Wong)

104. Regressing our misdeeds.. progressing our good deeds, and keeping our mind at peace.  (Pittaya Wong)

105. Wisdom is the combination of ‘knowledge’ and ‘understanding.’  (Pittaya Wong)

106. Water flows… wind blows… pines grow… Oh, make your life slow.  (Pittaya Wong)

107. If Time is Endless, Timelessness is The End (Time = Endless, Timeless = Endlessless, Timeless = The End)  (Pittaya Wong)

108. So powerful in knowledge is the Lord Professor Buddha.  So supra-mundane in wisdom is the Lord Professor Buddha-Chakkavatti.  So mighty.. so wisely.. so holy… so They are.  We owe Them for not being so far from the End of Samsara!  (Pittaya Wong)

109. The common problem of smart people is over-confidence which prevents them from welcoming advices and becoming truly wise.  (Pittaya Wong)

110. The power of faith can be boundless, even though it’s groundless.  The power of wisdom can be bountiful, although it’s wrongful.  The power of faith and wisdom, altogether, can be mighty if we make them grow righteously in harmony.  (Pittaya Wong)

111. Buddhivilization means the ideal human society where most people implement the Noble Eightfold Path which eventually leads to the balanced material & spiritual development.  (Pittaya Wong)

112. Isn’t it the sand castle that we try to build throughout our lives, and it is subject to be wiped away by the deadly waves always.  (Pittaya Wong)

113. Time.. is an important fraction in any equational calculation of logic.  If something is claimed to be true, time will prove whether it’s true forever.  (Pittaya Wong)

114. From macro to micro formation, everything is subject to decomposition whereas one’s Dhammakaya is an exception.  (Pittaya Wong)

115. What does your property mean to the universe?  It’s the ‘Enlightened Mind’ that is considerably worth!  (Pittaya Wong)

116. ‘Honesty’ is the pillar of any home.  (Pittaya Wong)

117. The tranquility of our mind gives rise to the clarity of our mental eye.  (Pittaya Wong)

118. Always keeping your demand lower than the market supply.. Always keeping your desire lower than the satisfied…  (Pittaya Wong)

119. The constraint in merit making is the challenge which requires more effort and strength where the advancement of virtues is valued against either mental or physical discomfort.  (Pittaya Wong)

120. Being humble, our mind is gentle.  Being simple, our mind is untangle.  Being gentle and untangle, our mind is more subtle.. As our mind becomes subtle, enlightenment is possible!  (Pittaya Wong)

121. The mind is like what it is directed.  Sometimes, it can be flexible like fluid.  Sometimes, it can be tough like solid.  It’s all up to you who can turn it!  (Pittaya Wong)

122. The slower of your life, the faster of your insight.  (Pittaya Wong)

123. Mind detoxification is made possible with meditation.  (Pittaya Wong)

124. If we ordain our body without ordaining our mind, the result is a monk body with a monkey mind.  (Pittaya Wong)

125. Years after years, Pandits adhere to the Dhamma regardless of the changing phenomena.  (Pittaya Wong)

126. Alone with pandits can be meritorious.  A team with bandits can be disastrous.  A minute with the candid can be wondrous.  (Pittaya Wong)

127. Bodily beauty doesn’t last forever like flowers that finally decay.  Remind ourselves of this truth everyday since only the mental beauty can stay as daily blooms.  (Pittaya Wong)

128. An excuse is nothing new but the offer for an acceptable mistake which reduces our reputation.  (Pittaya Wong)

129. When our mind is full of thoughts, we will feel mentally heavy.  When our mind rests thoughtlessly, we will feel mindfully light.  When our mind unifies lightly, we can possibly be enlightened.  (Pittaya Wong)

130. Without thought, our mind turns light.  Without light, our mind turns dark.  (Pittaya Wong)

131. Just say ‘no’ to drugs.  Just say ‘yuck’ to alcohol.  Just say ‘no more’ to cigarette.  Just say that to yourself!  (Pittaya Wong)

132. We become lonely at once when there is no one we can trust.  (Pittaya Wong)

133. With sensation, our mind perceives, cognizes, and realizes at the speed of light to gain either suffering, neutrality, or happiness where the process ends with another origination.  (Pittaya Wong)

134. Among the seed essences and seed elements, they are sustained by merit energy and/or sin energy nourishment.  (Pittaya Wong)

135. Everything is nothing but the wholesome nature, the unwholesome nature, and/or the neutral nature that are bond to various elements.  (Pittaya Wong)

136. Throughout the Existence, there are only three major components namely the wholesome, the unwholesome, and the neutral.  Throughout the natural, there are only three major denominations, namely the bright side, the dark side, and the gray side where arrays of color are hidden within the spectrum.  (Pittaya Wong)

137. If you wish to give without the expectation to get, forgiving yields the result which you will not forget.  (Pittaya Wong)

138. Rumors are common for rulers.  (Pittaya Wong)

139. To become a Holy Saint, we have to wholly eradicate our defilement.  (Pittaya Wong)

140. To remain ‘innocent,’ take the sensual desire away from your ‘essence…’  (Pittaya Wong)

141. The very goal of merit making is to make our mind meritorious.  The very goal of pursuing perfections is to make our mind virtuous.  The very mistake occurs when we make our mind desirous.  (Pittaya Wong)

142. With the heart of gold, we can favorably grow the superknowledge.  (Pittaya Wong)

143. Having more success with less ego, having less sorrow when we regress.  (Pittaya Wong)

144. Being rich and humble is more difficult than being simple and poor.  (Pittaya Wong)

145. Resolution is like a life agreement.  If we don’t make a prudent content, we may end up in trouble.  (Pittaya Wong)

146. We will excel in superknowledge if we dwell on good conducts.  (Pittaya Wong)

147. Our life comprises of both the transcendental and the physical, they correlate from the very supernormal.  (Pittaya Wong)

148. Never look down on others because of our superior Dhamma practices and conducts as it is just another ‘ego’ that we have to ‘let go.’  (Pittaya Wong)

149. Wisdom requires both knowledge and understanding gained from learning, thinking, or meditating.  (Pittaya Wong)

150. Mental unification is the key to Nirvana whilst we rely on our own virtue perfections to acquire this very key.  (Pittaya Wong)

151. My core value is ‘wholesomeness’ which extends to all possible elements.  (Pittaya Wong)

152. As a missionary, one has the mission to make oneself and others wholesome with the option to abide oneself to the conditioned or unconditioned.  (Pittaya Wong)

153. Meditation is to bring our mind back home without roaming into the sensual attraction.  (Pittaya Wong)

154. Heading upstream against the worldly, we become Holy.  Heading downstream along the impurity, we become Nobody.  (Pittaya Wong)

155. Our life is all about the Three Dhammic Natures and the Six Elements in the process of Dependent Origination.  (Pittaya Wong)

156. Let’s make ourselves cozy more often as it is the best mood for enlightenment.  (Pittaya Wong)

157. Enlightenment can happen anytime whenever and wherever our mental components unify.  (Pittaya Wong)

158. As we still have to live with conditioned mental faculties, we should promote only the wholesome facultation until there is no more but only the absolutization.  (Pittaya Wong)

159. ‘Right View’ is the very foundation of Buddhist ideology developed on Wholesomeness as the common ground of other righteous originations.  (Pittaya Wong)

160. So, what is Right View?  Right View is the correct perspective or belief which stems from accurate knowledge and understanding about life either through learning, thinking, and/or meditating.  Isn’t it difficult to have Right View automatically by oneself?  The easiest way to have Right View is to learn from the Righteous One like the Lord Buddha.  (Pittaya Wong)

161. The universe, world and living beings as we can see with naked eyes, indeed, are the interface of complicatedly operated supramundane mechanism similar to the hidden wristwatch movement where only the dial and hands are beautifully shown.  (Pittaya Wong)

162. With the right mental unification, we can attain enlightenment.  Thus, we are able to eliminate defilement and gain insightful omniscience which allows us to know and understand things correctly within the extent of our capability made possible by our own accumulated merit energy.  (Pittaya Wong)

163. ‘Jhana’ or meditative absorption is like the dormant volcano.  One dwells in peace as long as the mind is reposeful.  (Pittaya Wong)

164. Buddhist precepts are the matter of prevention.  Buddhist doctrines are the matter of promotion.  We practice them with an aim for liberation.  (Pittaya Wong)

165. Prayer is like balm cream whilst meditation is vaccine.  Let’s pray and meditate to reduce our medicine.  (Pittaya Wong)

166. Living beings in the Existence are like the end user stations remotely operated by the transmundane ‘Element & Essence Engines’ which are like the mainframes of the Existence that transmit merit energy & wholesomeness (wholesome engine) under the control of the Lord Primordial Buddha and sin energy & unwholesomeness (unwholesome engine) under the control of the Primordial Evil Mara (Satan) to nurture the mind of living beings under the Law of Karma software.  (Pittaya Wong)

167. Chanting is like balm cream whilst mediation is vaccine.  (Pittaya Wong)

168. Our future will be terrible or terrific, it depends on us to design it.  (Pittaya Wong)

169. Our mental unification with unfulfilled merit cultivation results in no fruition of the Nirvana.  (Pittaya Wong)

170. Dhatu element is quantitative.  Dhamma essence is qualitative.  Altogether, they are objective.  (Pittaya Wong)

171. Don’t think of ourselves as superior, inferior, or comparable to someone since the juxtaposition leads to mental fluctuation.  Simply don’t mind it, so we’ll be more at peace.  (Pittaya Wong)

172. Being attempted to our meditation practice regardless of any expectation on experience, we can always enjoy every session without any dissatisfaction.  (Pittaya Wong)

173. When we are lustful, our mind is rusty.  When we are lust-free, our mind is lusty.  (Pittaya Wong)

174. Everyone is vulnerable to being ignorant.  It’s like life sailing without any navigation and ending up not knowing whereabouts.  (Pittaya Wong)

175. Without the Buddhas’ powerful insight, the truth about life cannot be essentially revealed.  They remain secrets as sages keep trying to unfold but hardly find it complete.  (Pittaya Wong)

176. Love lasts forever when the factors contributing to love never cease.  Love toward each other decreases when the lovely that we perceive has diminished.  (Pittaya Wong)

177. Market demand is stimulated by marketing.  Sensual demand is motivated by mental craving.  All kind of demand can be eliminated by meditating.  (Pittaya Wong)

178. With the heart of gold, with the soul of diamond, let’s keep our own goodness true and common.  (Pittaya Wong)

179. The Triple Gem excels all other worldly precious.  (Pittaya Wong)

180. When our mind is full of thoughts, we will feel mentally heavy.  When our mind is empty, we will feel mindfully light.  (Pittaya Wong)

181. A grain of sand can house the whole universe.  In reverse, the universe contains the terrains of sand.  (Pittaya Wong)

182. The same knowledge with different comprehendability results in a variety of cognition.  The same learned Dhamma can lead to different realization.  (Pittaya Wong)

183. Remember the moment we give a Christmas gift or birthday present to someone?  When we give with a generous heart, we can feel the ‘generosity’ which is the virtue power that empowers our heart, and we can also feel the ‘good heart’ which is due to merit energy that energizes our mind.  This is the same to other virtuous deeds.  (Pittaya Wong)

184. Try placing a Buddhist text or Bible in front of you, and place a nude magazine next to it.  Then sit quietly for a moment gazing at the two.  You will feel in your mind the competition among the Three Force namely the Wholesome (kusala), the Unwholesome (akusala), and the Neutral (abhayagata).  You can notice by yourself which force is stronger or weaker within your own mind.  (Pittaya Wong)

185. Each of our virtue power stems from the crystallized merit energy which arises from our meritorious deeds.  (Pittaya Wong)

186. ‘Love’ makes us belong to a ‘home.’  (Pittaya Wong)

187. Moral Discipline (sila) develops our Behavioral Quotient.  Meditation (Samadhi) develops our Emotional Quotient.  Wisdom (panna) develops our Intelligence Quotient.  Altogether, they enable our enlightenment experience.  (Pittaya Wong)

188. When patience turns into equanimity, we overcome difficulties with no anxiety.  (Pittaya Wong)

189. If we can extract the very essence of Buddhist doctrine from its old-fashioned traditional and cultural incorporation, we will be surprised by the Buddhist omniscience and how it was possibly delivered over the constraint of ancient social context dated back as long as more than 2,600 years ago.  (Pittaya Wong)

190. Mental immunity is possible when we allow mild mental defilement to occur in our mind, and we restrain it over and over with virtues.  (Pittaya Wong)

191. Normally, we have more or less of mental defilement (kilesa) streaming into our mind from time to time.  It is everyone’s duty to restrain it with the Three Trainings namely (1) Moral Discipline (2) Mindfulness and (3) Wisdom.  The repeated restraint effort is like the exercise that leads to mental strength.  In the beginning, we may find it difficult to bear the unwholesome desire, but it will turn easier later on untl our mind gains the upper hand against the mental defilement.  (Pittaya Wong)

192. Never battle with others to gain sensual superiority.  Battle with ourselves only to eradicate mental impurity.  (Pittaya Wong)

193. Humans have different knowledge, belief, and understanding due to many factors.  No matter what, the truth remains above all religions.  Any religion that reveals the truth about living beings and non-living beings, such religion is the best regardless of our favor or disfavor.  The challenge is how we can prove which belief or teaching is the truth or not.  This is the risk for all religious men.  (Pittaya Wong)

194. If a teaching is completely true or untrue, we can conclude at ease after testing.  If a teaching partially true and untrue, it’s harder to distinguish and justify as the result of testing may be both valid and invalid.  (Pittaya Wong)

195. The teaching that ‘pets have no soul’ is indeed a metaphor which can be clarified as ‘pets lack humanity.’  In fact, pets have souls, and they can be our soul friend.  (Pittaya Wong)

196. Living and Being.  Living and Non-Being.  Non-Living and Being.  Non-Living and Non-Being.  These are the conclusion of the All.  (Pittaya Wong)

197. Our earth has gravity that pulls physical beings.  Heaven has gravity that pulls the spirit with merit energy.  Likewise, hell has gravity that pulls the spirits with sin energy.  (Pittaya Wong)

198. Tree grows.. wind blows… water flows.. Buddha knows…  (Pittaya Wong)

199. With limited supply, we can still have surplus if we lessen the demanding mind.  (Pittaya Wong)

200. ‘Virtues’ are habituated merit.  (Pittaya Wong)

201. Our earth has gravity that pulls physical beings.  Hell has gravity that pulls spirits with sin energy.  Heaven has gravity that pulls spirits with merit energy.  The Nirvana has gravity that pulls spirits with no impurity.  (Pittaya Wong)

202. Enlightenment comes with the transcendental light which enables us to see the hidden truth and the material and immaterial realms and phenomena accurately.  As we can see, we know.  Then, we understand and come to realize.  Most of all, we gain the know-how and strength to eliminate and eradicate our own dark mental defilement.  (Pittaya Wong)

203. My idea may not make cents, but it makes saints!  (Pittaya Wong)

204. The common mission of humans is to keep the existence as well as our and other’s thought, speech, action, and mind wholesome only at all times.  (Pittaya Wong)

205. A wisdom oriented person is prominent in knowledge and understanding.  A faith oriented person is prominent in strong belief and confidence.  A perseverance oriented person is prominent in dedication and commitment.  What type of person are you?  (Pittaya Wong)

206. Ones who practice the wholesome Dhamma will be, more or less, happy because, under the Law of Karma, ones who commit wholesome thought, speech, and action will receive the pure merit energy and virtuous perfecting in return, which consequently lead to mental cleansing and stronger immunity against mental impurity such as sensual desire and craving which bring about sufferings.  This happens to everyone regardless of belief.  (Pittaya Wong)

207. Complete enlightenment in Buddhism can be achieved by way of both cultivation and accumulation of merit altogether.  It does not depend on the quantitative accumulation of merit energy alone, but it is made possible with the conjoint development of qualitative cultivation of one’s virtues.  Simply speaking, the fulfillment of perfection requires both quantity of merit energy and quality of one’s virtues cultivated or developed over the crystallizing period of time.  (Pittaya Wong)

208. Don’t hold on to something fluctuating.  Otherwise, we will suffer from the rise and fall.  Cling only to the consistent or permanent chastity and we will enjoy the escalating purity in our mind.  (Pittaya Wong)

209. Low profile.. high efficiency.  High profile.. low ego occupancy.  (Pittaya Wong)

210. Executive Summary for all Buddhism Practitioners: 1. Giving up physical, verbal, and mental misdeeds. 2. Cherishing physical, verbal, and mental good deeds. 3. Purifying the mind.  Do these for yourself and promote them among others.  (Pittaya Wong)

211. If you believe in Buddhism, but don’t practice Buddhism, you are a theorist.  If you don’t believe in Buddhism, but practicing Buddhism, you are a functionalist.  If you believe in Buddhism, and practice Buddhism, you are definitely a Buddhist.  (Pittaya Wong)

212. The birds enjoy the airy sky.  The fishes enjoy the wide sea. Meditators enjoy liberation from being mentally free.  (Pittaya Wong)

213. Amidst the ever changing surrounding as well as ourselves in the Existence, it is necessary that we hold on to some reliable establishment like Buddhism, Christianity, Science, Physics… you name it.. so that our life won’t be groundless.  (Pittaya Wong)

214. Alone with defilement, it’s loneliness.  Alone with contentment, it’s peacefulness.  Alone with enlightenment, it’s blissfulness.  (Pittaya Wong)

215. Faith which stems from wisdom, the correct knowledge and understanding about Buddhism, can be more concrete and withstands the changes on appealing and opposing factors better.  (Pittaya Wong)

216. Do we find expressions to rationalize the effect or the reason is really there to explain the cause?  (Pittaya Wong)

217. Schools provide education.  Temples provide ethication.  We need both for civilization.  (Pittaya Wong)

218. Buddhism is deemed to be the pessimist from the view point of the optimist; otherwise, Buddhism is indeed the rationalist regardless of any prejudice.  (Pittaya Wong)

219. Reward & Punishment is an important issue in most religions.  Whilst Reward & Punishment depends on God and/or gods in Theism, Buddhism teaches that Reward & Punishment depends on oneself under the Law of Karma.  (Pittaya Wong)

220. A minimalist has higher satisfaction with lower consumption demand.  A materialist has higher consumption demand with lower satisfaction.  (Pittaya Wong)

221. Meditation is the unification of mind.  The unified mind is more powerful for exercising the supernatural activities further and understanding any phenomena better which lead to more or less of mental defilement suppression and/or eradication.  (Pittaya Wong)

222. In economics, satisfaction occurs from fulfilling any demand with supply.  In Buddhism, demand can be decreased to meet any supply or minimized irrespectively of supply to make Buddhist practitioners satisfied.  (Pittaya Wong)

223. When we make merit, we aim for material reward and/or spiritual reward whereas our mind is conditioned to be either craving or discraving.  (Pittaya Wong)

224.    Common humans are elements which comprise of solid, liquid, combustion, temperature, air, and cognitive mechanism, dominated by qualitative essences namely wholesomeness, unwholesomeness, and neutrality, operating under the Dependent Origination as powered by merit and sin energy. (Pittaya Wong)

225.    The goal of business companies is profit. The goal of religious charities is benefit. Please never run any temple or church for profit. (Pittaya Wong) 

226.    Our perception from the six sensation namely sight, sound, smell, taste, bodily feeling, and thought, give rise to cognition that turns into emotional and/or rational and/or irrational realization as influenced by various mental attributes. (Pittaya Wong)

227.    Buddhist sainthood fruition depends on the qualified volume and purity of merit over the timely cultivation of oneself. (Pittaya Wong)

228.    Marketing manipulates any of the six sensations (sight, sound, smell, taste, bodily feeling, and thought)to create certain mental and/or verbal and/or physical experience for consumers in order to urge purchasing activities. (Pittaya Wong)

229.    When we focus our love to somebody, our heart is narrowned down. When we focus our love to everybody, our heart is widen. When we focus our love to nobody, our heart is unbound. (Pittaya Wong) 

230.    We reap what we sow, we owe what we cheat. (Pittaya Wong)

231.    I am a Buddhist as well as a Truthdist. I believe in the Lord Buddha's proven essential teachings as well as all other truths verified and delivered by others whereas the incorporated symbolic tradition and culture are regarded as the encapsulating means for conveying and carrying on such truths within the social context. (Pittaya Wong)

232.    Meditation is the concentration of peace.

233.     What makes the nuclear bombs is the unclear mind.

234.     The hardship we face when doing good deeds is like the heavy weight we lift when working out.  The result of our effort to overcoming difficulties is a stronger body which is nicely shaped.  (Pittaya Wong)

235.    Buddhivilization occurs in the society dominated by enlightened people. (Pittaya Wong)

236.    Buddhonomics is the ideology on dealing, acquiring, allocating, managing, and spending of wealth and/or resources based on the Buddhist ethics. (Pittaya Wong)

237.    'Philosophy' is the luxury part of our thoughts.  (Pittaya Wong)

238.    Cling our mind only to the Holy.  Detach completely from the worldly.   This is the principle for our transcendental journey.  (Pittaya Wong)

239.     Contentment is a good foundation for enlightenment.  Amusement is a good foundation for entertainment.  Both feelings can be jointly found in meditainment.  (Pittaya Wong)

240.       Suffering is energized by sin.  Happiness is energized by merit.  Doing bad to generate sin.  Doing good to generate merit.  We earn what we did according to the karmic.  (Pittaya Wong)

241.        Buddhist Perfection Theorem: Cultivating good quality of mind to be virtuous (purer Dhamma or essence) with fulfilled accumulation of quantity of merit energy (purer Dhatu or element) over the timely period of perfected and combined crystallization of both Dhamma and Dhatu.  (Pittaya Wong / 21 Oct 2017)

242.         The Qualitative & Quantitative Practice in Buddhism:  Buddhist merit making can be either qualitative or quantitative.  For the qualitative, we aim at the moral cultivation of mind.  For the quantitative, we aim at the accumulation of merit energy.  The combination of both is necessary for the fruition of ultimacy.  (P.P. / Oct 2017)

243.          In Qualitative Buddhism, faith oriented Buddhists have stronger belief and weaker rationality.  Wisdom oriented Buddhists have stronger comprehensibility and less fallacy.  Any Buddhists whose faith is developed from wisdom normally has rational belief against any irrational fallacy.  (Pittaya Wong / 22 Oct 2017)

244.           Contentment is the ascetic's property whilst money is the secular's asset.  (Pittaya Wong / 23 Oct 2017)

245.            Form & Function in Buddhism: 'Form' in Buddhism means the format of certain rite, tradition, and ceremony which are the manifestation of carried on Buddhist teachings whereas 'Function' in Buddhism means the practical utilization of essential Buddhist doctrines to one's living for certain benefit.  (by www.meditation101.org / 23 October 2017)

246.             The drama cherishes entertainment.  The Dharma cherishes enlightenment.  The Dharma-Drama cherishes edutatinment.  (by www.meditation101.org /26 October 2017)

247.              Every common saint normally has moral common sense.  (Pittaya Wong / 28 Oct 2017)

248.              Trick the politics or treat the monastics!  (Pittaya Wong + / 31 Oct 2017)

249.               Forgive the mistaking.  Forget the mishappening.  Forgo the misbehaving.  For your sorrow will be missing.  (Pittaya Wong / 13 Nov 2017)

250.                Never realized by the Devaduta, ever surprised by the Yamaduta.  (by www.meditation101.org / 14 Nov 2017)

251.                Resist our bad will... Insist our good will... All Buddhists need these mental skills.  (by www.meditation101.org / 17 Nov 2017)

252.                 (1)  The more we invest in the Dhamma, the more we harvest from the Dhamma. (by P.)  (2)  The more we are obsessed to the drama, the more we regress from the Dhamma.  (by Pr.)  (3)  No pay to the Dhamma, no gain from the karma (by P+) (4) No pay to the Dhamma, no gain from the Dhamma.  (by P.W.)