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Compassion and Wisdom Lighten Anger

 ☆ * •. ¸Even just a glimmer of wisdom and compassion in a mind darkened by anger can lighten it.

Re-blogged as an epilogue to the Equalising Doctor Who & the Daleks series ~
bringing the sci-fi analogy down to earth.   ☽ .•      

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ASCII art by J.G.Stark + Jas

 

Kadampa Life

I have been in New York City for the last ten days, on the occasion of attending the city Temple opening for Kadampa Meditation Center NYC and the North Eastern Dharma Celebration in upstate New York.

The new Buddhist Temple in Chelsea is a three-dimensional peace-space, refuge from the busy streets and lives outside. An enormous

Buddha Shakyamuni seems to float in mid-sky, surrounded by the most ethereal looking statues I have yet seen in the New Kadampa Tradition. I loved seeing a blissful Great Mother Prajnaparamita next to a knowing, smiling Tara. There are a lot of women in this city, and a lot who attend the Buddhist center, and it seems timely and inspiring to have these female enlightened beings in pride of place, perfect role models both.

I love being in New York City. It keeps me on my toes. New York is full of intelligent, creative…

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jinxy
    Oct 11, 2012 @ 08:59:44

    Nice ASCII! The 2 articles compliment each other well, as well.

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    • Jas Baku
      Oct 11, 2012 @ 09:08:40

      The cityscape you mean? Thanks, they take ages, but I do enjoy doing them (credit to Joan Stark for the original piece). And yes, Luna’s article does make similar points so very well.

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  2. Jas Baku
    Oct 14, 2012 @ 10:14:36

    * nb. this ASCII works best on a bigger screen

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