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Empathy vs. Compassion

This post is based on an article by Emma Young titled “How sharing other people’s feelings can make you sick,” in the May 14, 2016 issue of the New Scientist.  604 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

More football...sorry

My local football team are in the FA Cup Final tomorrow!! – how exciting is that??  I know it’s going to be an uphill struggle as we are playing the mighty Manchester United, but FA Cup Lore is full of stories about giant-killing.  327 more words


The 1500 years Buddha statues, destroyed by the Taliban

(photo: © Afghanistan Embassy)

Carved into the mountainside by Buddhist monks between the second and fifth centuries, the Buddhas of Bamiyan, Afghanistan, were ruthlessly destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. 58 more words


The victory that makes champions of us all!

In West London the formerly out-of-form Eden Hazard dips his shoulder and runs past several Spurs players, then passes the ball between the legs of another to reach Diego Costa. 983 more words


Thai Monk Prayed for Leicester City Football Club to Win the Title, But Inexplicably During the Tottenham Hotspur Match. WAS SPURS CURSED?

Phra Prommangkalachan, the Chief monk at the Wat Traimitr Withayaram Temple in Bangkok, has revealed that he had prayed through the night for Leicester City Football Club’s astonishing English Premier League (EPL) triumph. 507 more words

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Monks receiving there alms.


Early morning ritual in Thailand.


Kadampa Ordination – A Misguided Approach

Shugden won’t protect NKT monastics, NKT monastics have to study, observe and protect their vows themselves.

You can find below the content of The New Ordination Handbook…

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