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CONCERNED VOICES FROM ISRAEL. “Listen to us women, because violence is killing us.”

Here are some of the responses from people in Israel that I have read in the past week on social media. I used the Hebrew-English translator on social media. Be clear. These are voices of a minority of Israeli citizens. I drew from extracts of their social media messages and their responses to messages from other Israeli citizens. At times, I have drawn two or more extracts from the same person(s).  Friends in Israel have written most of the contributions. Continue reading 



Online Evening Programme Sunday 23 May 2021. A 90-minute online meeting. CAN WE SHOW COMPASSION TO THE SELF? IS COMPASSION THE END OF SELF?

The Dharma flies with two wings – compassion and wisdom.

Compassion emerges from a liberated wisdom. Continue reading 



The Decline and Renewal of Spiritual India for Westerners

In early February, 20I8, I completed my 45th year of teaching the annual retreats in India. I feel blessed to have had such an opportunity. The Buddha taught the Dharma in India for 45 years from the age of 35 years to 80 years. Continue reading 



The Buddha and War

Intentions, Ethics, Action and Consequences.

A Dharma Perspective on wars and moral superiority

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SUB-HEADINGS

Ignorance and Conflict

Ethics, Intentions, Actions and Consequences

Action and Suffering

Buddhists and War

Enquiry into so-called Cause and Effect

Powerfully armed countries, such as USA, UK, France and Israel, and military organisations, such as NATO, propagate our moral superiority over threats, real and imagined, from other nation states or political/pseudo religious organisations, such as found in the Arab/Islamic world. Continue reading 



10 POSITIVE AND 10 NEGATIVE FACTORS OF BUDDHISM

Buddhism has its positive and negative factors. Here is a list though there are genuine exceptions in both lists.

Alphabetical Order

10 Positive Factors about Buddhism Continue reading 




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