Happy Full Moon!!!! This full Moon known as the Flower Moon 🌸 🌺 🌹 also corresponds to Vesak……
What is Vesak?
Vesak is a Buddhist holiday that commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha” ☸️
Who was Gautama Buddha?
Widely known as ‘Buddha’. He is regarded as the founder of Buddhism
What does Buddha mean?
Buddha means “Awakened One” or “Enlightened One” 💡
What is Buddhism?
Buddha rediscovered an ancient path to release clinging and craving and escape the cycle of birth and rebirth.
Buddha taught a training of the mind that included self-restraint, and meditative practices such as mindfulness.
Here are some teachings of Buddha;
“The mind is everything. What you think you become” 🤔 💭
“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world” 💭 🌍
“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path” 🚶🏻♀️ 🚶🏽♂️ 🚶🏼
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment”
“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship” 🎁 💰 ❤️
P.S listen to my experience on a 5 day silent Buddhist retreat at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery on YouTube; ‘StressLessRelaxToTheMax’