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How To Practise Repentance After Abortion?

Jan. 11 | Question: If a woman aborted a child at an early stage due to family planning, will this affect her rebirth? Answer: According to the Buddha’s teachings, the moment of conception is the moment there is sentient life already. Actually, true family...

Should ‘Buddha Candles’ Be Designed Or Used?

Jan. 11 | 依诸相好,而作佛像, 功德广大,无量无边, 不可称数。 – 释迦牟尼佛 (大乘造像功德经) Relying on all forms excellent, for making Buddha images, the meritorious virtues are broad and great, immeasurable and boundless, and...

‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ (Or ‘Terminator’)?

Jan. 7 | Ultron is an AI (Artificial Intelligence) so strong that that it briefly got near singularity. This is the point a single intelligence interconnects with virtually all connectable electronic systems to rule them all. Once reached, such machine intelligence,...

Project Rebirth: Rediscover, Reflect, Recharge (Round 11)

Jan. 5 | click to enlarge register here Feedback From Previous Rounds: Dear Teacher Shi’an, your interesting talks on Project Rebirth is coming to an end. We have benefited and learnt much from you… I am humbled by attending your Dharma lessons…...

Contemplation Verse When Standing

Jan. 4 | 下足住时, 当愿众生, 心得解脱, 安住不动。 – 文殊菩萨     (华严经: 净行品: 第34偈) When lowering [your] foot [to] stand, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings’ minds attain liberation [from suffering], [to]...

The Noble ‘Fightless’ Fight Of ‘Selma’

Jan. 4 | The film ‘Selma’ commemorates a historical walk in 1965, a literal ‘movement’ led by Martin Luther King, Jr and company. It is about the makings of an ultimately successful protest march for equal voting rights of the blacks in...

Away With The Dirt!

Jan. 4 | If clearing outer dirt does not remind you to clear your inner dirt, your cleaning is incomplete. – Stonepeace | Books Two brothers once lived in the city of Rajagaha in ancient India. Their names were Maha and Chula Panthaka. Their grandfather frequently...
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