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Golden Rule

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” –Luke 6:31 “One should seek from others the happiness one desires for himself” –The Buddha “Regard your neighbor’s gain as your gain, and your neighbor’s loss as your own

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History

History, in all its forms, gets a considerable amount of attention from humanity as a whole. While much of it lays a basis for the culture and society of today, questions arise on how valid or even how truthful it

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Oshima Japan

Oshima or Ojima is a small pine covered island in the Matshushima prefecture in Japan.  Once a meditation retreat for Zen (Chen) Buddhist Monks, it is now a walking tourist destination.  It is accessible by a walking bridge from the

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Plum Village, France

What follows is only a shot introduction to the Plum Village and with it Thich Nhat Hanh.  I encourage readers to follow the link at the bottom to learn more. Plum Village is a Buddhist Monastery started in Thenac, Dordogne,

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Harvest Blessings

While it may seem cliché, the next few days are a time to reflect on what blessings we have in our lives.  Fall is the time of harvests for many different faiths and philosophies, a time to prepare for winter,

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Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha

*copied from the UNESCO World Hearitage Site* Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. Among the pilgrims was the Indian emperor Ashoka, who erected

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Yuèyá Quán

Yuèyá Quán or Crescent Lake is an oasis in the Gobi desert some 3-4 miles from Dunhuang in Western China.  The Crescent Lake Oasis fulfills the water needs of a small population of farmers and residents.  Home to one of

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Hands Stained with Soil

Sweet potato meek- Humble worker in field. Serendipity.

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Posted in Poetry

The Silk Road

The Silk Road was a series of routes leading from China to Western Civilization. Used primarily as trade routes, these heavily used pathways also allowed the transmission of Buddhism, Taoism, and other religious and cultural practices along its great length.

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