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Buddhism & Spirituality

Three Celebrations and A Funeral

Reading Time: 4 minutesI was part of the funeral rites and rituals of a relative who died recently. Being the first time I had ever participated in the activities, I learned how little I knew about our own funeral rites and rituals, and by extension our ethnic-Tibetan Mustang culture and traditions. . . . → Read More: Three Celebrations and A Funeral

Buddhism & Spirituality, Travel, USA

President Barak Obama: “People I Have Met and Their Stories”

Reading Time: 3 minutes

President Obama has a bowl full of things people have given to him some of which he carries in his pocket to remind him of the people who gave them to him, what they mean and, when necessary, to inspire him to do the best he can.

I on the other hand have been given something else by those that I have met in my travels around the world, all of which I carry all the time!

. . . → Read More: President Barak Obama: “People I Have Met and Their Stories”

Buddhism & Spirituality, Musings

Buddha Was Born…

Reading Time: 5 minutesHow important is where Buddha was born? Isn’t it enough that he was born? Is where he was born more important than his Dharma? . . . → Read More: Buddha Was Born…

Buddhism & Spirituality

UU: Keeping the Faith…in Humanity

Reading Time: 3 minutesUnitarian Universalist stands apart from many other religions. Find out why. . . . → Read More: UU: Keeping the Faith…in Humanity

Buddhism & Spirituality

Tibetan-Buddhist Nun Recommends ‘Charming’ a Snake by a Hindu Priest

Reading Time: 2 minutesIf only all religions had faith…in one another…. If you ask me, spirituality, is ones duty/responsibility to oneself. . . . → Read More: Tibetan-Buddhist Nun Recommends ‘Charming’ a Snake by a Hindu Priest

Buddhism & Spirituality, Casteism, Social Justice

Social Justice: Cost of Accident…of Birth

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe spuriousness of the logic behind the Caste System, which considers birth as an end instead of the beginning that it is, and what can be done to eliminate it. . . . → Read More: Social Justice: Cost of Accident…of Birth

Buddhism & Spirituality, Science

The Science of Empathy And Buddhism

Jeremy Rifkin - The Empathic Civilisation

Reading Time: 2 minutesAll about compassion and why I believe in it and have been a proponent of all my life! . . . → Read More: The Science of Empathy And Buddhism