There is something inherently beautiful about faith. If you look closely at all religious teachings, there is a very layered overlap. Each culture explains moral and ethical implications of every action and decision we make. What sets them apart is the way in which these are explained, giving us an insight into the socio-linguistic fabric…
Tag: Buddhist Monks
Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment. ~Morihei Ueshiba
All for One
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. ~Henry Ford
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth. ~Gautama Buddha
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. ~Melody Beattie
Welcome to the Party!
Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr Going home and spending time with your family and your real friends keeps you grounded. ~Jennifer Ellison
Don’t Stop the Music
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. ~Bob Marley Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. ~Victor Hugo Where words fail, music speaks. ~Hans Christian Andersen Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of…
Weekly Photo Challenge: Flowers
I took this picture from the lawns of the Kushalnagar Monastery in Coorg. In fact, these flowers I found at every monastery I visited in India. However, I don’t know what its called. Can anyone help me?
Butter lamps are a well-known feature of the Tibetan Buddhist temples and monasteries. While the lamps traditionally burn using yak butter, they now use oil or Ghee. In buddhist culture, they stand for “the illumination of wisdom”. Since these monks are displaced from Tibet and now live in Coorg, the monastery sees a large amount of butter lamps together…