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Verse On Peaceful Tranquility

Feb. 3 |   若得五欲, 当愿众生, 拔除欲箭, 究竟安隐。 – 文殊菩萨     (华严经: 净行品11: 第4偈) If attaining the five desires,* [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings eradicate desires’ arrow, [and attain] unsurpassable...

The Slave Of Passion (Maccha Jataka)

Jun. 23 | We are slaves of our craving, before being enslaved by that craved for. – Stonepeace | Get Books … When a Bhikkhu [monk] admitted that he was being tempted by his former wife and that he was still feeling passion for her, the Buddha said,...

How To Overcome Food Craving Gladly

Apr. 24 | Question: When I am aware that I am craving for Mickey Dee’s , I know that the craving isn’t good, and will try to suppress the feeling. However, that made me more disappointed instead – because I cannot eat Mickey Dee’s, and at...

What Do You Want To Be Famous For?

Feb. 4 | Fame is useless if it increases the ego selfishly. Fame is useful if it propagates the useful selflessly. – Stonepeace In one of the stories within Woody Allen’s movie ‘To Rome With Love’, an everyman (ordinary man on the street)...

Knowing Contentment

Jul. 19 | Those who do not know contentment, although rich, they are poor. Those who know contentment, although poor, they are rich. Those who do not know contentment, are constantly led by their five desires, pitied by those who know contentment. – The Buddha...

Same Old Same Old? What’s New?

Aug. 10 | We are karmically destined to relive Samsara, until we realise we need a breakthrough. – Stonepeace At a friendly vegetarian neighbourhood eatery, the two of us were tucking into our usual order of olive fried rice with an additional dish of stir-fried...

What If You Were a Vampire in ‘Daybreakers’?

Jan. 31 | Warning: This is a proper vampire movie, where vampires adhere to the classic rules. E.g. they do not glitter with fairy dust in the sun without bursting into flames during non-twilight hours! (To avoid confusion in monster lore, Twilight’s ‘vampires’...
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