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Even three times a day to offer
Three hundred cooking pots of food
Does not match a portion of the merit
In one instant of love.
The science, which teaches arts and handicrafts
Is merely science for the gaining of a living;
But the science which teaches deliverance from worldly existence,
Is not that the true science?
If you desire ease, forsake learning.
If you desire learning, forsake ease.
How can the man at his ease acquire knowledge,
And how can the earnest student enjoy ease?
Although you may spend your life killing,
You will not exhaust all your foes.
But if you quell your own anger,
your real enemy will be slain.
No suffering is self-caused.
Nothing causes itself.
If another is not self-made,
How could suffering be caused by another?
If suffering were caused by each,
Suffering could be caused by both.
Not caused by self or by other,
How could suffering be uncaused?
The doctrine of the Buddha is taught with reference to two truths—conventional truth and ultimate truth.
Those who do not understand the difference between these two truths do not understand the profound essence of the doctrine of the Buddha.
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Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.
Nāgārjuna is widely considered one of the most important Buddhist philosophers after Gautama Buddha. Along with his disciple Āryadeva, he is considered to be the founder of the Madhyamaka school of Mahāyāna Buddhism.
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