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We Are Our Own Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

Jul. 24 | Being part of society,you shape the way it iswith the way you are.— Shilashanti ‘A self-fulfilling prophecy is an assumption or prediction that, purely as a result of having been made, cause the expected or predicted event to occurand...

Why Vanya’s Power In ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Doesn’t Sound Right

Apr. 18 | In season one of ‘The Umbrella Academy’, the one deemed most ‘extra ordinary’ among the Hargreaves’ foster siblings turn out to be the most extraordinary. The brothers and sisters lived as a school of X-men of sorts, with...

How Encouragement Now Transforms The Future

Nov. 1 | In a way, Buddhas confer predictions of future attainment of Buddhahood as the purest ‘self-fulfilling’ prophesies – by inspiring greater practice towards it, with which definitely reaches it, as predicted. – Shilashanti As I was reading...

Are There Deadly Water Ghosts?

Apr. 5 | Question: We sometimes hear of the belief that drowning in water bodies is sometimes caused by ‘water ghosts’ tugging them down, who are previously drowned persons, who want someone to take their places, so that they themselves can be reborn....

More ‘Buddhist Question & Answers On 2012’

Jan. 3 | 不是某人讲就不信, 是某人讲就一定信, 就是不依法而依人。 To not believe because it is not said by a person, or to believe just because it is said by a person, is to not rely on the Dharma, but to rely on a person. – Stonepeace ‘The...

A Buddhist Perspective of 2012

Nov. 22 | In the ‘Sutra of the Eight Realisations of Great Beings’, this is taught – ‘Wholeheartedly, day and night, disciples of the Awakened One [Buddha] should recite and meditate on the Eight Realisations discovered by the Great Beings. The...
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