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Serendipity

Serendipity means a fortunate happenstance or a pleasant surprise. This beautiful word stems from Serendip, the name for Sri Lanka prior to being called Ceylon. 535 more words

Asia

Travelling from Galle to Rekawa on a Poya day

From Galle we caught the 32 bus heading east towards Tissaharama. It cost only 210 SLR for us together (that’s around £1) for a 90km journey. 347 more words

Sri Lanka

I was Lost but now I'm Found

Jakarta, June 2 2015 I come from a country, more specifically a community where religion is a very crucial thing in life. My family is Buddhist, the one who always goes to the temple to pray and reads mantra hoping for blessings. 566 more words

Friendship

花祭り / Vesak Day 2559BE

“Let one control speech and mind
And do no wrong deed with the body
If the home is well stocked with goods,
Let one have faith, be gentle, 12 more words

We are the Earth walking on the Earth - today we Celebrate the Buddha's birthday VESAK

The Buddha was born under a tree, sat on the Earth when we woke up and walked on the Earth wherever he went. When doubt challenged him, he touched the Earth with his right hand inviting the Earth to be his witness to his awakening. 242 more words

Community

Vesak Meditation Day 3rd May 2015

Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage celebrated Vesak Day 2015 on Sunday, 3rd of May, the day that we remember the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha. 1,254 more words

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