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What would Buddha do?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laurence of Australia Dec 6, 2014. 12 Replies

I have been self studying Buddhism for over 4 years now, but after allthis time I am still bothered with many unanswered questions. Idesperately tried to find the teacher to help me understand…Continue

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Laurence of Australia replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"When the dragon attacks the village, kill the dragon. You are not being compassionate by being a silent bystander. Sometimes a "disturbance" is a catalyst for change. Compassion is knowing that change has to take place. One of Tara's…"
Dec 6, 2014
Dr.S.Malathy replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"hi Sometimes i do get this sort of doubts.....HHdalai lama says we do not need to watch something bad done to us we don't need to sit mum instead we should express our frustration at the same time he says without anger or hatred..we can attain…"
Apr 12, 2011
Sharon Saw replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"Hi Marcia,   I feel for you because I have a 13 year old son who is bullied at school constantly. I tell him not to retaliate and he knows all the Dharma reasons why, though just this Friday he reacted and got beat up. I'm also at a bit of…"
Apr 3, 2011
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Unanswered questions, no answers....What would Buddha do?

I have been self studying Buddhism for over 4 years now, but after all this time I am still bothered with many unanswered questions. I desperately tried to find the teacher to help me understand things better, but due to luck of funds and inability to travel far I had no luck...And the deeper I get into to subject the more puzzled and confused I seem to get. For example I can not understand biggest thing about compassion: humble acceptance without involvement.... If we practice compassion by…See More
Jun 6, 2010
marcia replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"Thank you so much for great reply. I actually think I did the right thing. I taught my children to handle such a issues with humble acceptance and compassionate honesty. Unfortunately my particular case began because my son decided to stood up for…"
May 26, 2010
Tenzin Yang replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"Yes, those situation are indeed very frustrating for all. But, in all situation we need to try to be aware of others problem and if you see that you could do something to change the situation we should be also ready to do so. But, there are…"
May 26, 2010
marcia replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"thank you! this is excellent explanation!"
May 25, 2010
Roan Carratu replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
""But how would I, if I let go, ignore everything and walk away, leaving other's without hope to make change?" And this is the effect of ego, to think that something is 'without hope to make change'. You have already changed…"
May 23, 2010
marcia replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"In your post you stated this:" Compassion is not a word, or a feeling, or any of that... compassion is an act, the act of doing something for others. Not something symbolic, not something verbal, not something monetary... It is the act of…"
May 23, 2010
Roan Carratu replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"Harming none, without attachment to results, speak your peace and let it go. Do not try to understand and thereby lose your compassion. Compassion is a state of consciousness, and what is done or not done in any given situation is not for the ego to…"
May 22, 2010
marcia replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"Thank you! This actually was very helpful and warm reply! As to teacher who did not respond to you- you are probably right. May be some of us need to find our own wisdom, unfortunately I did run to the same problem when monks not really interested…"
May 17, 2010
Mark Vickers replied to marcia's discussion What would Buddha do?
"Hi Marcia, what excellent questions you raise. Firstly regarding finding a teacher - I can really symapthise with you. I have been an actively practicing Buddhist (what IS that?! LOL) since about 1992 and I too STILL feel that I need a teacher to…"
May 17, 2010

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Unanswered questions, no answers....What would Buddha do?

Posted on April 12, 2010 at 1:51am 0 Comments

I have been self studying Buddhism for over 4 years now, but after all this time I am still bothered with many unanswered questions. I desperately tried to find the teacher to help me understand things better, but due to luck of funds and inability to travel far I had no luck...And the deeper I get into to subject the more puzzled and confused I seem to get.

For example I can not understand biggest thing about compassion: humble acceptance without involvement.... If we practice compassion… Continue

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At 9:47am on June 8, 2010, Tenzin Yang said…
Hi, Marcia, good to know you. Take care and all the best
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