Insight into Anti-Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka

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Insight into Anti-Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka

Post by kirtu » Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:12 pm

Disturbing news/analysis from Buddhist Channel Insight into Anti-Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka

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Re: Insight into Anti-Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka

Post by dyanaprajna2011 » Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:43 pm

This is one of those situations that doesn't really have a good answer. On the one hand, this is not the compassionate actions that Buddhists should be exhibiting. Just like in Myanmar, the actions of the Buddhists are atrocious. They show a very un-Buddhist attitude to take. On the other hand, this Muslim subtle take over of everything is quite disturbing, and someone needs to put a stop to it. I find it interesting how, when they're the minority in a country, they cry foul until they're the majority, then oppress everyone that doesn't agree with them. So, like I started off saying, there's no easy answer to this problem.
"If you want to travel the Way of Buddhas and Zen masters, then expect nothing, seek nothing, and grasp nothing." -Dogen

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