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Wisdom & Kindness Haikus

Nov. 14 | The wise learn what they should,to help themselves. The kind share what they can  to help others.

With Self Emptied Is Fear Eradicated 我空怖灭

Nov. 13 | 人从爱欲生忧,从忧生怖。若离与愛,何忧何怖? — 释迦牟尼佛《四十二章经》: 第三十二章 People from attachments and desires give rise to worries, and from worries give rise to fear. If departed from attachments,...

To Pull Or Not To Pull… That Is The Question

Nov. 12 | If you are not able to choose,it is not your choice to make,not your responsibility to bear.— Shilashanti In ethical philosophy, perhaps the most famous dilemma is that of ‘Trolleyology’ – the ‘Trolley Problem’....

It Is Easier To Be Born In Amitabha Buddha’s Pure Land

Nov. 11 | I prostrate to Amitabha, leader of humans and gods.Through compassion you always see each migrator as your own child.Remembering you just once leaves fear of the Lord of Death far behind.May you eminent activities for migrators be glorious and without...

Is Guānyīn A Bodhisattva Or Buddha?  

Nov. 10 | Question: If Guānshìyīn (Avalokiteśvara) Bodhisattva (观世音菩萨) is still a Bodhisattva as named, why do Buddhists commemorate her/his day of accomplishing the path to Buddhahood (成道日) on the 19th day of the 6th lunar month (农历六月十九)? Answer:...

My Love Is ‘My Magic’

Nov. 9 | A man jaded after the loss of his wife struggles to provide for himself and his young neglected son. He intoxicates himself by drinking to drown his sorrows, but is reminded eventually, of his past performance skills. His skills are arguably not...
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