Buddhism teaches that the world is on fire!

We are all living in a burning house,

But like a drugged person who sits in a

House that is on fire and is oblivious

To the peril,

We live our lives unaware of the consequences

Of our actions — the effects they will produce

In terms of the experiences that we will have

Both later in this incarnation and in our

Future lives.


Most people think that an enlightened Buddhist

Teacher is a fireman;

His job is to put the fire out so that

You can live in your home safely.

But seeker beware!

A fully enlightened Buddhist teacher is an


His job is to set your spirit on fire!

By feeding the flames of your soul with love.