The King of Truth is the king of kings. His ancestry is of the purest and the highest. He not only rules the forequarters of the world, but he is also Lord of Wisdom and Protector of all Virtuous Teachings.
When one is overcome by this wretched, clinging desire in the world, one's sorrows increase like grass growing up after a lot of rain.
Full of love for all things in the world, practicing virtue, in order to benefit others, this man alone is happy.
A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.
Times of luxury do not last long, but pass away very quickly nothing in this world can be long enjoyed.
From its beginning, the world has been filled with a succession of calamities over and above the unavoidable facts of illness, decrepitude and death.
The sky holds no trace of bird or smoke or storm An evil teaching carries no Enlightenment nothing in this world is stable But an Enlightened mind is undisturbed.
Those ... who find delight in freedom from attachment in the renunciation of clinging, free from the inflow of thoughts, they are like shining lights, having reached final liberation in the world.
The world is always burning, burning with the fire of greed, anger and ignorance one should flee from such dangers as soon as possible.
The wise say that it is not an iron, wooden or fiber fetter which is a strong one, but the besotted hankering after trinkets, children and wives, that, say the wise, is the strong fetter. It drags one down, and loose as it feels, it is hard to break. Breaking this fetter, people renounce the world, free from longing and abandoning sensuality.
The world, indeed, is like a dream and the treasures of the world are an alluring mirage Like the apparent distances in a picture, things have no reality in them- selves, but they are like heat haze.
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