Rather than mutually respecting and affirming the one and only thing all religions share in common, religious leaders become preoccupied with what distinguishes them in terms of their beliefs, doctrines, viewpoints and so on
Today, all over the world, Zen Buddhists are celebrating the day of the Buddha's enlightenment. Known in Japan as "Rohatsu," this Bodhi Day marks the defining event in the legend of Shakyamuni Buddha: his enlightenment experience.
The show features nine Tibetan artists exploring socio-political, spiritual and cultural issues, and brings to the fore a transformative artistic approach of integrating centuries-old traditions and techniques.
I believe that if he lived in today's world Sid would be a vegetarian. The historical Buddha was pretty clear that the first of the five main precepts of his disciples should be "I undertake a vow to abstain from taking life."
a strong positive balance of attending to life and death makes the most sense. The problem is that we are decidedly out of balance today. Paradoxically, letting go of life allows us to appreciate it more deeply!