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Buddha, Teacher of Gods and Man

We keep weaving this web of life, busy decorating and scenting it with lights, sounds, fragrance, tastes, tangibles and imagination as we seek delights. In finding those delights, we find too that the seeds of sorrow and grief are already in there. 454 more words


Creating Compassionate Society, by Bhante Kovida

Creating Compassionate Society, by Bhante Kovida

The seeds of loving kindness and compassion begin in the home environment, especially from the mother. Children need a lot of attention, a lot of love and physical affection simply because we are human primates. 992 more words

Winter 2015

Vesak Meditation Day 2014

by Ayya Seri Bhikkhuni

Patacara Bhikkhuni Hermitage celebrated Vesak Day on Tuesday, 13th of May with a day of quiet contemplation and meditation.

Volunteers came to the Hermitage a few days before the Vesak Day celebration. 615 more words


Secularism and fundamentalism demean religious heroism - Sri Lanka cardinal at UNESCO

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo, Sri Lanka, addressing guests at the May 21 kick-off of events commemorating the birthday of Buddha in France said he was delighted to be the cardinal in a country where 74 percent of the population is Buddhist. 224 more words

Papal Visit