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Wet behind the ears - #photopoetry

Wet behind the ears,
all things seem newborn today –
taking new pathways.

Haiku and photo for meditation and reflection by Stephanie Mohan – July 2015


Why I wanted to take my life at age twelve

I am David and I would like to share what I went through during the early stages of my life.

My father was a carpenter who came from China during the Communist era and came to Singapore in 1921. 1,033 more words


Seven Tips for a #happy life - Ven. Thubten Chodron

Sharing pdf edition of “Seven Tips for a Happy Life” by Ven. Thubten Chodron.

Practical wisdom giften in this short guide for all to follow: 39 more words


"Those who believe in the Lotus Sutra are as if in winter but winter always turns into spring"

Hello everyone,

I am Mamta Mehta and ever since I joined this faith, I have based my life on the above quoted text from the chapter, Winter Always Turns to Spring, a Nichiren Daishonin’s Gosho. 767 more words


Discussion of rebirth with Jim Tucker

This interview is quite good and well worth reading no matter what your perspective. (link to interview)

Tucker’s “main research interests are children who claim to remember previous lives, and natal and prenatal memories.” He is based at the University of Virginia. 232 more words

Brain Science

Opening of the eyes to limitless abilities

Good morning friends. I, Rounak Damani was introduced to this beautiful philosophy by my sister 4 months back. Unaware of my problems and visibly, unhappiness was written on my face, I was asked to give this practice a try. 798 more words


Repost: The five skandhas and modern science

A recent study on emotional response—Amygdala Responsivity to High-Level Social Information from Unseen Faces—indicates that the Buddha’s five skandha explanation of consciousness has it right. 529 more words