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How does our capacity to be thankful relate to the evolution of the human race?

“Having a general state of mind of thankfulness means you are not ready to complain but you are actually ready to rejoice. For many people, their initial tendency is to complain and so the state of mind of thankfulness is far away. 59 more words

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Thanksgiving is one of those conduits through this life I’ve been living since 1951. No, I don’t remember each and every one of them, but I do remember many. 636 more words


Something that hinders the actions of ancestral spirits.

Human beings try to pray for something at a Shinto shrine or a Buddhist temple or turn to a healer or a psychic. And if our wish happens to be realized, we attribute it to the spiritual means on which they spent a lot of money and time. 649 more words


Thanking our lucky stars, thanking everyone

I’ve been thinking about Thanksgiving, probably because it is Thanksgiving today – and I’m thinking that Buddhism teaches two very good reasons to give thanks, both of which have universal relevance. 1,135 more words


Will other religions survive your teachings or live in harmony with you Maitreya?

I am Maitreya answering questions in oneness, pure love and truth leading to prosperity for all.

Yes and no. Some religions will probably be completely destroyed by me, others might survive longer, but all that is born will eventually die, also the religion in my name. 670 more words

Trade Routes, Religion and The Way

The Way continued…

I ended my last post with the thought that the basic precepts of Eastern and Western religions and philosophies are the products of social evolution and trade between diverse peoples. 489 more words

What's Under My Dome Of Heaven