The Fourteen Teachings of Buddha


1. The greatest enemy in life is the self

2. The greatest ignorance in life is deceit

3. The greatest failure in life is vanity

4. The greatest tragedy in life is jealousy

5. The greatest error in life is to lose oneself

6. The greatest crime in life is disloyalty to parents

7. The greatest pity in life is self-belittlement

8. The greatest pride in life is recovering from failures

9. The greatest bankruptcy in life is hopelessness

10. The greatest wealth in life is health and wisdom

11. The greatest debt in life is affection and love

12. The greatest gift in life is acceptance and forgiveness

13. The greatest weakness in life is lack of awareness

14. The greatest consolation in life is charity 

Translated into English by Tam Lac Jessica A. Tran 

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