Tag: peace

01
Nov
2011

Deep Peace Or Deep Sleep

One of the most deluded kind of meditators are those who imagine they were in deep peace, when they were…

12
Sep
2011

Beyond Glass Walls

‘If slaughterhouses have glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian.’ (Paul Mc Cartney) Loudspeakers too please! If slaughterhouses have no walls,…

05
Apr
2011

Hunger?

He described his plight to be a hungry man, who has no food at home, yet unable to eat outside….

25
Jan
2011

Universal Virus & Cure

‘Independence Day’ re-screening on TV tonight reminds me of how simplistic the idea is, of being able to write a…

27
Oct
2010

Is Bedside Conversion Okay?

If forced bedside conversion to another religion is okay according to some, is it okay if someone else does the…

17
Sep
2010

Buddhist View of Violence

Someone attending an interfaith event on violence emailed to as about the Buddhist perspective of the subject. This was my…

17
Sep
2010

Not What It Seems… Inside

From Wikipedia: ‘Thundereggs are rough spheres, most about the size of a baseball – though they can range from less…

20
Jul
2010

The Enigma of Why

The lyrics of this song ‘Why’ by Enigma reminds me of Dhammapada verse 6 by the Buddha. Here are various…

14
Jul
2010

Best Seat in the House

I wonder why some prefer to sit at side cinema seats even when in a big and relatively empty theatre….

21
May
2010

Upset Being Upset

Lisa says an accidental haiku in the film ‘Little Buddha’: I’m just upset with myself being upset. Here is another…

10
May
2010

Invoking the Sacred

I don’t understand how any deity is invoked by excitement, by songs, yells and cheers. Won’t overwhelming emotions get in…

08
Apr
2010

Wolfman & Wolfwoman

I don’t really understand what the film ‘The Warrior and the Wolf’ is trying to say. (I think the only…

14
Jan
2010

India Adventures (5): Compassion Will Prevail

People often asked me what i think about the plight of Tibet, I’m sympathetic but have not much to comment….

04
Nov
2009

Being Blameless Among the Blameful

Ray: What’s the best way to attain inner peace despite being in the midst of those who have a blaming…

27
Oct
2009

Let’s Give Peace, Happiness & Dharma!

When we were younger, our dreams to save the world was huge. But as we grew up, we easily find…

29
Sep
2009

Quotable Dharma Quotes

From ‘A Heart Full of Peace’ by Joseph Goldstein are many thought-provoking quotes, with elaborations on what their significance. Below…

26
Jun
2009

Will Peace Come to Me?

Right after Depeche Mode’s first single ‘Wrong’ (from the ‘Sounds of the Universe’ album), which sings of intense indignation to…

26
Apr
2009

Kids As Living Koans

If a chubby child, who already should have had his fill cries for more and refuses to stop, what do…

13
Apr
2009

How to Live Forever

In ‘The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor’, the first emperor of China (Qin Shihuang), after his conquest of the…

12
Apr
2009

A Piece of Stuck Vegetable

Pic: Dharma Hall at Kong Meng San After lunch, just before the next round of the Pureland retreat recitation, I…