Category: Politics

The dark side of Charity….

The dark side of Charity….

The “Ten Paramita’s” play a big part in Buddhist practice.  One of the ten is Dana (generosity) or giving freely.  This can be giving alms to the monks, monetary support of the monastics, giving of the teachings of the Dhamma, or charitable giving.  The point behind Dana is that it is supposed to be where … Continue reading The dark side of Charity….

4+1=6, Ignorance, it isn’t just a Buddhist issue…

4+1=6, Ignorance, it isn’t just a Buddhist issue…

ig·no·rance /ˈiɡnərəns/ noun 1. lack of knowledge or information: "he acted in ignorance of basic procedures" synonyms: incomprehension of, unawareness of, unconsciousness of, unfamiliarity with, inexperience with, … I live in Asia and one of the challenging things that a foreigner must go through is dealing with the language and the differences in culture.  One … Continue reading 4+1=6, Ignorance, it isn’t just a Buddhist issue…