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Meet The Darkened ‘Titans’

Mar. 6 | The ‘DC’ in DC Comics stands for ‘Detective Comics’, but they might as well stand for ‘Darker Comics’? On both big and small screens in recent years, their characters are consistently darker than Marvel’s, and...

‘Thank You For Your Service’, But…

Feb. 27 | Granted that serving in war is no walk in the park, what happens when soldiers return, trying to readjust to peaceful civilian life? Sadly, the bloodier the experiences one had gone through, the harder it is, even if home is much craved for. Appropriately,...

What Makes The Worldly Go Round & Round?

Jan. 29 | On eight worldly conditions which obsess the world and round which it revolves: gain and loss, status and disgrace, blame and praise, pleasure and pain. – Śākyamuni Buddha (Lokavipatti Sutta) As summarised from the Lokavipatti Sutta… How Ordinary...

[8] How To Be Released From Attachment

Jan. 23 | Undefiled by the stains of the superstitions of the eight worldly concerns, may I, by perceiving all phenomena as illusory, be released from the bondage of attachment. – Geshe Langri Tangpa Reflections On ‘The Eight Verses Of Thought Transformation’...

Just Your Thinking So Does Not Make It So

Dec. 19 | Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow come and go like the wind. To be happy, rest like a giant tree in the midst of them all. – Buddhist Saying   While Right Speech conventionally means abstaining from lying, gossip, vain talk, and...

Blame Haiku

Apr. 19 | The Buddha too got wrongly blamed, what more us? Related Article: Fable Of The Father, Son & Donkey

Harm Of Praising Oneself & Blaming Others

Mar. 9 | When you praise yourself, you forget to improve yourself. When you blame others, you forget to help others. – Stonepeace | Books “One can say that the habit of praising oneself and looking down on others is common to most people. That is why wherever...

How To Apply Dharma In Office Politics?

Dec. 1 | Question: Somehow, I feel that upholding Buddhist principles seems idealistic and impractical in worldly work. Answer: This is absolutely untrue, as the Dharma is applicable for every situation. What needed is more skilfulness. Question: Where I work,...

Right ‘Craziness’ As Spiritual Sanity

Nov. 18 | Wisdom shared appropriately, even if ‘crazily’, is skilful. Wisdom shared inappropriately, even if ‘sanely’, is unskilful. – Stonepeace | Books We should really have this aspiration. We should pray that one day we reach a...

Blame

Oct. 29 | Hurt yourself holding a sword’s blade! Who’s to blame? – Buddhist Saying

The Fable Of The Father, Son & Donkey

Jun. 29 | Blame only to censure, to discourage more evil. Blame only the blameworthy, lest blame becomes slander. – Stonepeace | Get Books As the famous Aesop’s fable goes… An old father and his young son were leading a donkey to a fair when...

Dealing With Emotional Abuse At Home

Oct. 31 | Question: Someone in my family is giving me to a lot of emotional abuse. She would find fault with me and scold me, yet treat me as non-existent at other times. When I speak to her about this, she refuses to communicate.  Do you have any advice? Answer: If...

Donald & Charlie Talk About Love & Happiness

May. 10 | To have unconditioned happiness, have unconditioned love for one and all. – Stonepeace There is a great conversational gem in the underrated film ‘Adaptation’. In it, Charlie spoke of, to his brother Donald, a time in high school, ...
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