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Losing Sight of My Intention

In the last few days I have been working as much as possible on setting up the groundwork for the Parisa Abhaya Dana but I now find myself questioning my motives and intentions. 728 more words

Dhamma

As a flower that is lovely and beautiful, but is scentless, even so fruitless is the well-spoken word of one who practices it not.

“Opinion, O disciples, is a disease; opinion is a tumour; opinion is a sore.

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Words Of Wisdom

Committing To The Practice of Vipassana Meditation

Meditation in general and Mindfulness Meditation practices, in particular, are gaining popularity worldwide day by day. Classes are being taught in schools, hospitals, veteran centers, workplaces, prisons, yoga studios, parks and even in the congressional chambers of the United States of America. 1,123 more words

Mindfulness

The Limit of Words, Quote from Gautama Buddha

“Words do not express thoughts very well; every thing immediately becomes a little different, a little distorted, a little foolish. And yet it also pleases me and seems right that what is of value and wisdom of one man seems nonsense to another.” 31 more words

Gardening And Design

Gorkhatri

Gorkhatri  literally meaning “Warrior’s Grave”, is a neighbourhood of Peshawar city, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

History

Gorkhatri in the ancient city of Peshawar was identified by Sir… 469 more words

Peshawar

All That We Are

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. 44 more words

Culture

Post 29 - Day 15 'The Zoo of Silence'

I wake at 12.10 am to the sound of fireworks. It is a crescendo of celebration, a celebration of the New Year. Nice to know someone stayed up that late at night just to wake me, but within the hour I tire of restlessness, become immune to the noise of the party people outside, and return to a state of sleep. 3,583 more words