Posts Tagged ‘peace’
November 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment
Compassion does not belong to one faith
It belongs to all.
Love is not the possession of one faith
It is the teachings of all.
May all beings everywhere plagued with sufferings of
body and mind quickly be freed from their illnesses.
May those frightened cease to be afraid,
and may those in bondage and slavery find freedom.
May people in every land think of befriending each other.
May all beings be Well, Happy and Peaceful.
May all beings have Dignity, Love and Respect.
May all efforts to relieve Suffering be successful.
“Do not injure any living being.” (Read More)
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Tags: peace, prayer, thanksgiving
On this occasion, we recognize the life of our Lord Shakyamuni Buddha, as you offer the robes this Kathina season remember the compassion that has been shown to you and allows each of us to offer towards each other the loving kindness and compassion modeled by Lord Buddha.
The Buddha set forth a path that is built upon wisdom, compassion and loving-kindness. It is a path that stresses the importance of charity, non-violence, community, and learning and understanding. Kathina is one our most important ceremonies of the year, and is an opportunity for all of us to remember the patience, … (Read More)
Tags: kathina, peace
The military government in Burma is receiving an outpouring of emergency aid offers from the international community. The death toll from Saturday’s cyclone continues to rise. Foreign aid workers were told they could enter the country to assess needs and distribute supplies but now a full week after the devastating cyclone, the humanitarian aid workers are still waiting for visas. We must ask ourselves where is the effort by the government itself in helping the people of Burma. The delay in allowing foreign aid workers damages the already tarnished reputation of the Burmese government and its supporters the Chinese government… (Read More)
Tags: Burma, chinese, Dharma Talks, hatred, metta, monks, noble eightfold path, non-violence, peace, prayer, Thailand, tyranny
September 23rd, 2007 · No Comments
“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” – Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell was a British Philosopher and proponent of peace. He spoke many times and was a prolific writer on the subject of social reform and anti nuclear proliferation. He was an outspoken opponent of the US Government.
Just a few Facts as we begin:
3,777 US war dead as of Sept 2007, 119 Great Britain war dead as of Sept 2007, 118 other countries war dead as of Sept 2007, with over 27,848 injuries sustained by Sept 2007.
Reported and published by the Brookings Institute on October 12,
Tags: aggression, Dharma Events, dharma talk, faith, fear, peace