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by joy&peace
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: "Summarizing" Buddhadharma
Replies: 7
Views: 348

Re: "Summarizing" Buddhadharma

I can breathe better now;

This was wonderful, -- than I can express

Namaste,,,,, Om namo Bhaisajyaguru . .
by joy&peace
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Unkindness at dharmawheel
Replies: 137
Views: 6281

Re: Unkindness at dharmawheel

Well, the main thing is to learn and grow ourselves, then we can share what we've learned with others. I.e., the first step is to find peace, and then how to share it with others. But the main and only thing really to begin with is peace, ourselves. Always to go deeper into understanding and wisdom,...
by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 3328

Re: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.

Other groups also. Decades before.
by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 3328

Re: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.

Well the point is you should be kind to everyone.

Even your friends.

Yes, we're still friends.


. .

May all beings be healthy, etc.

You know.

:anjali: ;) :) :D :meditate:
by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 3328

Re: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.

What's 'whack-a-mole'?
by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 3328

Re: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.

But harsh speech and hyper aggression, hyper hostility .

Not.
by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 3328

Re: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.

Calm is good. . .
by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 3328

Re: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.

Cool. What do you like most about England? :anjali: Love and compassion is certainly the best. England has good things for sure -- coming out of centuries of warfare and such -- but they are our mother -- Animal slaughter is unfortunate still going on -- In many places -- Not singling England on tha...
by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 3328

Re: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.

. . . first positive . . .
by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 3328

Re: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.

All cap is the equivalent of shouting or screaming.

A lot of harsh speech. . .

May all beings be happy,
May all be healthy,
And at peace.

:buddha2:
by joy&peace
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Kill Daesh Jihadists from Britain says Government
Replies: 83
Views: 2848

Re: Kill Daesh Jihadists from Britain says Government

Here as well, A couple of weeks ago I discovered: http://www.businessinsider.com/isis-fighters-surrender-en-mass-iraq-2017-10 On the 8th. Today this: http://www.businessinsider.com/isis-a-pathetic-and-a-lost-cause-mass-surrender-raqqa-2017-10 So . . . it might be not as bad as some might think. May ...
by joy&peace
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Creative Writing
Topic: Freedom
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Freedom

. . . Freedom is found. . . . This world is beautiful. . . . . this pure land of Buddha's has clean lakes, crystal clear rivers, . . And is filled with Light, . . And innumerable precious stones. . . . Freedom is found. . . . One may sit for as long as one wishes, . . And in so doing, one is free to...
by joy&peace
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Engaged Buddhism
Topic: Orienting The Mind Towards Service
Replies: 4
Views: 327

Re: Orienting The Mind Towards Service

Beautiful, Vasana.

Dear Cicada,

One thing which is emphasized a lot is attaining Buddha-nature before seeking to help others.
by joy&peace
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Myanmar Rohingya Persecution: Consolidated Thread
Replies: 99
Views: 2829

Re: Myanmar Rohingya Persecution: Consolidated Thread

The direct approach is the most beneficial, in my opinion. Anytime there is systematized discrimination (illegal to buy homes -- unable to vote -- things like this). . a clear and full understanding of the situation is important -- and to make significant and effective steps towards understanding an...
by joy&peace
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Myanmar Rohingya Persecution: Consolidated Thread
Replies: 99
Views: 2829

Re: Bangladeshi Buddhists condemn Myanmar persecution of Rohingya

:woohoo: :woohoo: Yes.

Simply a lot of metta, and the energy of love and mindfulness from the world.
by joy&peace
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Myanmar Rohingya Persecution: Consolidated Thread
Replies: 99
Views: 2829

Re: Bangladeshi Buddhists condemn Myanmar persecution of Rohingya

Anyway. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/04/world/asia/muslims-rohingya-daw-aung-san-suu-kyi-malala-myanmar.html From Muslims around the world. http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2110363/rohingya-crisis-what-myanmars-other-muslims-think-suu-kyi A good look inside the country, and what oth...
by joy&peace
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Myanmar Rohingya Persecution: Consolidated Thread
Replies: 99
Views: 2829

Re: Bangladeshi Buddhists condemn Myanmar persecution of Rohingya

Sri Lanka is just (8 years ago) coming out of a significant civil conflict. --- A twenty-five year civil war in Sri Lanka came to a close in May 2009. The war was an insurgency against the Sri Lankan government by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, or Tamil Tigers), a separatist militant or...