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Cent Haiku

Sep. 6 | Even zillionaires cannot carry a single cent to their next lives. Share This:

How Attachment To Fame & Wealth Harms

Jun. 2 | Though you become famous and many bow to you, And you gain riches to equal Vaishravana’s [a wealth deity], See that worldly fortune is without essence, And be unconceited – This is the practice of bodhisattvas. – 37 Practices Of Bodhisattvas:...

How Should Buddhists Invest?

May. 25 | Question: How do we know what financial investments are truly ethical, as the companies (corporations, banks, insurance firms…) invested in have free rein to further invest in livelihoods which might be harmful to sentient beings? (E.g. trade in...

Are You As ‘Poor’ As You Think?

Jun. 6 | It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. – Seneca José Alberto ‘Pepe’ Mujica Cordano is the current president of Uruguay, who is described to be ‘the world’s “poorest”...

Rich Or Poor?

Feb. 29 | Always craving, always poor, even if always rich. Always content, always rich, even if always poor. – Stonepeace Share This:

Small Is Beautiful

Dec. 21 | The most simple way to attain sufficiency is the best. The most complex way to attain excesses is the worst. ~ Stonepeace While the materialist is mainly interested in goods, the Buddhist is mainly interested in liberation. But Buddhism is “The...