Akkineni Nagarjuna Quotes

Akkineni Nagarjuna (born 29 August 1959) is an Indian film actor, producer and television presenter who works primarily in Telugu cinema and television. He has acted in over ninety films as an actor in a lead. He has also had supporting and cameo roles, including Bollywood and Tamil films. He has received nine state Nandi Awards, three Filmfare Awards South and a National Film Award-Special Mention. In 1996 he produced, Ninne Pelladata, which has garnered the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year

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Akkineni Nagarjuna


Ultimate serenity is the coming to rest of all ways of taking things, the repose of named things; no truth has been taught by a Buddha for anyone, anywhere.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


Great compassion penetrates into the marrow of the bone. It is the support of all living beings. Like the love of a parent for an only child, the tenderness of the Compassionate One is all-pervasive.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


Even offering three hundred bowls of food three times a day does not match the spiritual merit gained in one moment of love.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


A highly learned man has two sources of happiness: either he abandons all earthly interests, or else he possesses much which could be abandoned.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


There is pleasure when a sore is scratched, But to be without sores is more pleasurable still. Just so, there are pleasures in worldly desires, But to be without desires is more pleasurable still.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


The Buddha taught some people the teachings of duality that help them avoid sin and acquire spiritual merit. To others he taught non-duality, that some find profoundly frightening.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


My acts are irrevocable Because they have no essence... Where are the doers of deeds Absent among their conditions? Imagine a magician Who creates a creature Who creates other creatures. Acts I perform are creatures Who create others.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


Without hope of reward Provide help to others. Bear suffering alone, And share your pleasures with beggars.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


Someone who has acted carelessly, But later becomes careful and attentive, Is as beautiful as the bright moon emerging from the clouds.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


The logs of wood which move down the river together Are driven apart by every wave. Such inevitable parting Should not be the cause of misery.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


A person is not earth, not water, Not fire, not wind, not space, Not consciousness, and not all of them. What person is there other than these?

Akkineni Nagarjuna


That which arises dependent on something is not in the least that thing, neither is it different from it. Therefore, it is neither permanent or nothing.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


Because there are no phenomena which are not dependent arisings, there are no phenomena which are not void.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


All philosophies are mental fabrications. There has never been a single doctrine by which one could enter the true essence of things.

Akkineni Nagarjuna


In peace there is profundity from which the highest respect arises from respect comes power and command therefore observe peace.

Akkineni Nagarjuna