Beautiful Thought by Lord Buddha

  gejji sanjeev
  karma level 35285










Beautiful Thought by Lord Buddha:
 
Once Buddha was walking from one town to another town with a few of his followers. This was in the initial days. While they were travelling, they happened to pass a lake. They stopped there and Buddha told one of his disciples, "I am thirsty. Do get me some water from that lake there."
 
The disciple walked up to the lake. When he reached it, he noticed that right at that moment, a bullock cart started crossing through the lake. As a result, the water became very muddy, very turbid. The disciple thought, "How can I give this muddy water to Buddha to drink!"
 
So he came back and told Buddha, "The water in there is very muddy. I don't think it is fit to drink." After about half an hour, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back to the lake and get him some water to drink. The disciple obediently went back to the lake.
 
This time too he found that the lake was muddy. He returned and informed Buddha about the same.
After sometime, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back.
 
The disciple reached the lake to find the lake absolutely clean and clear with pure water in it. The mud had settled down and the water above it looked fit to be had. So he collected some water in a pot and brought it to Buddha.
 
Buddha looked at the water, and then he looked up at the disciple and said," See what you did to make the water clean. You let it be.... and the mud settled down on its own - and you got clear water.  
 
Your mind is also like that! When it is disturbed, just let it be. Give it a little time. It will settle down on its own. You don't have to put in any effort to calm it down. It will happen. "It is effortless."
Having 'Peace of Mind' is not a strenuous job; it is an effortless process!  
------------------------------------------
TREAT EVERYONE WITH POLITENESS EVEN THOSE WHO ARE RUDE TO YOU; NOT BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT NICE, BUT BECAUSE YOU ARE NICE...
--  
 






Related Entries

1 k
votes
VISHAKHAPATNAM - The Beautiful City ...
Admin on May/06,2007  
302
votes
Beautiful India__
by Manish Yadav on Aug/15,2011 ( diamond user)
86
votes
Beautiful Places
by Regikumar Chandran on Jul/26,2011 ( diamond user)
240
votes
Beautiful, exotic birds.
by Toddler13 on Sep/25,2011 ( diamond user)
774
votes
World's Most Beautiful Libraries
by Portonovo Kajanazimudeen on Sep/29,2009 ( diamond user)
86
votes
Beautiful bridal hands.
by Regikumar Chandran on Jan/05,2012 ( diamond user)
131
votes
Beautiful Quotes.
by Blue on Jan/20,2012 ( diamond user)
238
votes
Beautiful Colorful Rain Drops
by Regikumar Chandran on Jan/29,2012 ( diamond user)
84
votes
Buddha says..
by Sanchari Das on Feb/13,2012 ( platinum user)
71
votes
Thoughtfuls.
by Ritvik Ohri on Apr/24,2012 ( diamond user)
100
votes
Today's Thought
Admin on Mar/15,2007  
107
votes
Beautiful Synries Makes Your Mind Cool
by Neha Ahuja on Jul/11,2011 ( diamond user)
824
votes
Lord Shiva........
by Maulik Patel on Aug/10,2010 ( diamond user)
27
votes
15 Beautiful Arum Flowers
by Raj Kumar on Nov/05,2012 ( diamond user)
495
votes
Beautiful Goa
by Vinay Natekar on Dec/07,2009 ( diamond user)
56
votes
Thought of the Day !
by Raj Kumar on Aug/07,2012 ( diamond user)
109
votes
Beautiful Nature Rivers
by Blue on Aug/29,2012 ( diamond user)
43
votes
Beautiful Ocean Wave Surfing.
by Toddler13 on Oct/06,2012 ( diamond user)
48
votes
Beautiful Nature In Australia
by Maulik Patel on Nov/10,2012 ( diamond user)
59
votes
Beautiful photos.
by Maulik Patel on Nov/22,2012 ( diamond user)

Random Pics



Share this with friends

Your Name:
Your Email:

Friends Email: (Atleast 1)


Subscribe for more Fun

Receive best posts in your inbox.

Confirm email
Your Email



Add Your Comments

comments powered by Disqus
User generated content. Copyright respective owners wherever applicable. Contact - admin at binscorner