The purpose of our life is positive. We weren’t born with the purpose of causing trouble and harming others. For our life to be of value, we must develop basic good human qualities such as warmth, kindness, and compassion. Working to reduce anger, jealousy, pride, and selfishness is essential. Then our life becomes meaningful and more peaceful. Our life then becomes happier.
The Buddhist understanding of compassion
The word compassion is often misunderstood. In English it has Christian overtones that include pity, turning the other cheek, and weakness. It is often seen as powerless. But the Buddhist understanding of compassion is much […]
Today is Gandhi Jayanti
Today is Gandhi Jayanti, a celebration of Gandhi.ji’s birthday. It is one of only 3 national holidays in India. Today is also the International Day of Non-Violence honoring Gandhi’s work of Ahimsa, or non-violence. Let’s […]
To work for environmental justice
There is a strong basis and inspiration to work for environmental justice. We are all connected in so many seen and unseen ways that we have many bonds between us. This includes the animals, birds, […]