Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher’s help.

Bodhidharma Teacher Quote

The Dharma is the truth that all natures are pure.

Bodhidharma Truth Quote

Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.

Bodhidharma Wisdom Quote

The ignorant mind with its infinite afflictions passions and evils is rooted in the three poisons. Greed anger and delusion.

Bodhidharma Anger Quote

All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions.

Bodhidharma Experience Quote

But while success and failure depend on conditions the mind neither waxes nor wanes.

Bodhidharma Failure Quote

A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.

Bodhidharma Freedom Quote

If you use your mind to study reality you won’t understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind you’ll understand both.

Bodhidharma Learning Quote

Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions.

Bodhidharma Religion Quote

And as long as you’re subject to birth and death you’ll never attain enlightenment.

Life and death are important. Don’t suffer them in vain.

Buddhas move freely through birth and death appearing and disappearing at will.

Bodhidharma Death Quotes