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Week 36 - The 11th Hong Kong Kagyu Monlam

The event will be held between September 10 to 13, 2015, at Tsim Sha Tsui District Kaifong Welfare Association. Last year, I attended the closing ceremony musical performance. 51 more words

Life Wisdom

"One day when you grow up, it is alright if you totally forget who Cikgu Chow is; I want you to only remember one thing..."

Cikgu means ‘teacher’ in the Malay language.

As I was preparing my lessons last year, I realised that the Science textbook used by all students in the country has some major misconceptions, one of which was about our sense of taste – the tongue map. 1,550 more words

Life As A Teacher

Trying To Say Goodbye

  I slept in the sky

because I always wanted to dream in a cloud

I cried through the night because they were only made up of smog…

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The miracle of awareness

I stole this title. I’m sorry.

Dharma Talk in a temple. This is a meditation and inspiration session by Anam Thubten Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist. His topic on this day was ”The miracle of awareness”. 336 more words


Karma as Habituated Patterns, not the Universe's Revenge

Today, I had the opportunity to clearly see a destructive dynamic I had a major, if not sole, role in creating. Now, with clarity, I can work on dissolving the tension of this dynamic. 88 more words

Engaged Buddhism

Mindful Monday: Still water

Breathing in, I see myself as still water.
Breathing out, I reflect things as they are.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

Can you feel like still water during meditation? 17 more words