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    400,000 Boost for Metta Round The Wrld

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    Metta Round The World received a major boost with the Sangha Theravada Indonesia, an umbrella organisation of 105 Buddhist Viharas in Indonesia, joining as a participating organisation.   It brought with it an estimated 400,000 participants, who meditated between 10.30 am and 10.45 am Indonesian time on May 6, the...
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    Howzat to be One with the World

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    It’s not often that an opportunity comes to be One With The World in meditation at the same time for the same cause – world peace, harmony and stability.   We have no statistics on how many in total meditated at the same time – 1.00 GMT – and became...
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    One with the world on Vesak

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    All activities at Mahindarama Buddhist Temple in Penang, Malaysia will stop for 15 minutes from 9 am Malaysian time on Vesak Day of May 5 to be one with the world in metta meditation for world peace, harmony and stability.   Mahindarama Buddhist Temple is one of many participating Buddhist...
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    I AM

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    Simply amazing!  Metta Participant Tan Lee Lim from Singapore alerted us to the astounding work by  one of Hollywood’s greatest, Tom Shadyac — a documentary titled “I AM”.   Tom Shadyac is one of the most prolific comedy directors in Hollywood. His name may not instantly ring a bell but...
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    I FEAR COMMITMENT

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    Commitment is a big word. So big to some that they consider it a boulder that weighs one down considerably.   Understandably, people shy away when faced with having to make commitments.  What more, if it’s a commitment to spiritual practice. It  is not taken lightly.   Faced with the...
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    WE KNOW WHAT YOU DID THE LAST FULL MOON!

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    Yes, you meditated! Some for 15 minutes and some longer. And you ended with the wish that suffering ones be suffering free… dedicating the merits accrued for world peace, harmony and stability.   What we did not know were the details and the activities of you getting together in the...
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    WHY FULL MOON DAYS?

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    Because full moon days are good days to direct the attention to spiritual development.   Buddhists all over the world have a high regard for moon days.  In providing an insight into The Moon and Religious Observances his book What Buddhists Believe,  the late Dr K Sri Dhammnanda, Chief High...
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    Have Metta Will Travel Part 4

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    Concluding Sis Lim Guat Cheng’s log entries on Aloka Foundation’s presence at the Kalachakra for World Peace – a major Buddhist event in Bodhgaya, India where the Buddha attained enlightenment 2,600 years ago.   Sis Than Lai Har and Sis Guat Cheng were sent to Bohdgaya to see  to the...
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    The Spread of Metta

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    Metta is lighting up the world, albeit slowly but surely.   With 380 so far signed up to join as a collective force to radiate metta under this Metta Round The World initiative, the spread of metta is growing wider.   Starting from Malaysia where Metta Round The World was...
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    Questions You Have But Don’t Know Who To Ask

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    In Bhante Mahinda’s recorded dedication guide, he mentioned “May we grow and evolve from light to light…” What is meant by that?   In the Tamonta Sutta on Darkness (Anguttara Nikaya 4.85), the Buddha mentioned there are  four types of people to be found existing in the world. Which four?...

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