All phenomena are empty.
And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.
And the Buddha is the person who's free: free of plans, free of cares.
As long as you look for a Buddha somewhere else, you'll never see that your own mind is the Buddha.
As long as you're enthralled by a lifeless form, you're not free.
As mortals, we're ruled by conditions, not by ourselves.
Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either.
Buddhas don't practice nonsense.
Buddhas move freely through birth and death, appearing and disappearing at will.
But deluded people don't realize that their own mind is the Buddha. They keep searching outside.
But while success and failure depend on conditions, the mind neither waxes nor wanes.
Delusion means mortality. And awareness means Buddhahood.
Freeing oneself from words is liberation.
If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past.
If you use your mind to look for a Buddha, you won't see the Buddha.
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.
If your mind is pure, all buddha-lands are pure.
Life and death are important. Don't suffer them in vain.
Many roads lead to the path, but basically there are only two: reason and practice.
Mortals liberate Buddhas and Buddhas liberate mortals.
Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit.
Not creating delusions is enlightenment.
Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom.
Not suffering another existence is reaching the Way.
Once you see your nature, sex is basically immaterial.