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How The Buddha Redirected A Precious Offering

Apr. 18 | Being the fundamental source of physical kindness in our lives, our parents should first to be repaid, by sharing the Dharma learnt with them. – Shilashanti As recounted by the Pure Land Tradition’s 2nd Patriarch Great Master Shàndǎo (净土宗二祖善导大师)...

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...

Lost & Found In ‘The Sea Of Trees’ 在《青木原树海》遗失与找到自己

Oct. 17 | ‘The Sea Of Trees’ (Jukai: 树海) is an alternative name of Japan’s ‘Suicide Forest’ (Aokigahara: 青木ヶ原), with its dense foliage that moves with swells and waves like the sea. Believed by many to be very easy to...

How To Better Interest Others In The Dharma

Jul. 18 | Four Bases Of Sympathy:  [1] Generously giving gifts  [2] Speaking kind words [3] Doing kind deeds [4] Being equal in treatment Hatthaka [the lay Buddhist] was famous… for his ability to attract people to the Dharma. Once he brought five hundred...

Verse On Gratitude

Apr. 25 | 见报恩人,当愿众生, 于佛菩萨,能知恩德。 见背恩人,当愿众生, 于有恶人,不加其报。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第88-89偈) Seeing persons repaying kindness, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings, of...

Why Is Receiving Criticism Wonderful?

Sep. 1 | It is normal for the unenlightened to be criticised by the more enlightened. It is abnormal for the unenlightened to not be criticised by the more enlightened. Stonepeace | Books When you are criticized, accept it as an opportunity to acknowledge your...

Reciprocation Of Kindness

Feb. 7 | Always reciprocate even the smallest kindness done for us, but never seek reciprocation even for the greatest kindness done for others. – Stonepeace

What Basic Integrity & Gratitude Should We Have?

Jan. 27 | How kind can one be to others if one is unkind to another kind to one? – Stonepeace In the Katannu Sutta, the Buddha taught that those with integrity would express gratitude towards those who have helped them. It so happens that the ones we should...

菩萨道 | Way Of The Bodhisattva

Jan. 2 | 因为完全地善待自己, 而体会到慈爱的无价。 因为体会到慈爱的无价, 而把它与一切众生分享。 这就是最好的善行。 这就是未来佛——菩萨,所行之道! (1月2日 – TDE 1) The kindest thing you...
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