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by joy&peace
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: BOUND. TORTURED. KILLED.
Replies: 76
Views: 2303

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: 2303

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: 2303

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: 2303

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: 2303

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: 2303

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: 2303

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: 2303

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: 1521

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: 98

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: 198

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: 1608

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: 1608

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: 1608

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: 1608

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...
by joy&peace
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: enlightment in one life
Replies: 45
Views: 1859

Re: enlightment in one life

Yes -- very good. . . (and first post, so, Welcome..!)

The classic story from Zen is - the woman looking for her head.