I am a human being and I am not perfect. So, please kindly read the message and not the messenger Thangjam Sanjoo Singh In India several hundred years after the…
All religions follow a course of training in order to groom the “inner-self”.
The avoidance of extreme of self-indulgence and self-mortification are character of Buddhist training. The Middle way is the avoidance of both extremes, enternalism and annihilation.
What are we living for? Who are we? What are we here for?
The lunar year is coming and I hope everyone will make a great resolve to seek enlightenment!
(Contd from previous issue)
In the Cakkavatti Sihananda Sutta, the Buddha said that immorality and crime, such as theft, falsehood, violence, hatred, cruelty, could arise from poverty. Kings and governments may try to suppress crime through punishment, but it is futile to eradicate crimes through force.
The Buddha had gone beyond all worldly affairs, but still gave advice on good government.
When dealing children, it’s helpful to rely on the four sublime abidings –
3) Sympathetic and
THE BUDDHA’s light can create living beings by transformation, and so it is said, “All living beings have the Buddha –nature, and all can become Buddhas.”
Manipur has been under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act since the end of 1979. Irom Sharmila Chanu’s 16-year-old fast for its repeal failed to impress the powers that be. After giving up her lone crusade in August this year, on 18 October she formed a political party and is determined to replace three-time chief minister Ibobi Singh so as to be able to recommend that the Centre withdraw it.
What is Buddhadharma? Buddhadharma is simply worldly dharma, but it’s a variety of worldly dharma that many people are unwilling to use. Though Buddhadharma simply means worldly dharma, nonetheless first…
The following quotations written below are the sayings of the founders of several religious teachers as well as great philosophers, thinkers, scientists, historians, psychologists, politicians, free thinkers and from some other publications, too.
War is a violent conflict between states. Though the word is used to describe other types of conflict – civil war, class war, etc. – war is an aspect of politics. Much of man’s oral and written records, perhaps as much as of it as it devoted to any other human beings, deal with war. Groups of men used their hunting weapons against other men long before the dawn of history. For centuries man regarded war as an inevitable part of his fate, like his struggles with the weather, disease or the mysterious ocean.
(contd from previous issue)
Purity in human life
It is not through the partaking of meat that people become impure but through drunkenness, obstinacy, bigotry, deceit, envy, disparagement of others, and evil intention.