Friendly suggestion on responding to invitations: 1. Queries – ok to cc those parties concerned 2. Affirmation – very ok to cc everyone <— encourages participation 3. Declination – very ok to email only the host <— obvious reasons contrary to #2 . . . → Read More: Friendly suggestion on responding to invitations
Buddha Vacana on facebook has been updated with a fresh new layout and feature. Below a screenshot of the main page. Please take a look and share your comments here or on facebook.
http://apps.facebook.com/buddhavacana/ <— main page for Buddha Vacana on facebook http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=6212582283 <— Leave your comments here http://www.facebook.com/wakeupnow <— my facebook page . . . → Read More: Update to Buddha Vacana on Facebook
Below is my sharing with a Buddhist on coping with work related difficulties.
Thank you for replying and again sharing with me your present work life.
It sounds like you are having a tough time at work. I hope things will turn for the better for you. But before the situation including your boss . . . → Read More: Work, Work, Work
基礎靜坐班 Basic Meditation class (in Mandarin)
十堂課 10 classes
每逢星期日Every Sunday 7:30 pm ~ 9:30 pm
九月十九日開課 Starting 19 September 2010
慈光福利协会 Metta Welfare Association Please call Ms Doris Koh . . . → Read More: 基礎靜坐班 Basic Meditation class (in Mandarin)
Cultivating non-attachment does not mean a careless detached attitude, instead it is a very active concerned care and love for others. By non-attachment, we remove, or at least initially reduce, our strong emotional upheavals, moving our focus and attention from ourselves to others.
Attachment leads to much emotional baggages in us that does not help . . . → Read More: Non-attachment vs Care-less
Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri!
May everyone have a joyful, peaceful and blissful day and new year ahead!!
I received an email from someone asking for advice. Agatha (not the real name!) ask why she is never content with what she has and keep looking for more. She further asks what happiness is. She feels weak and tired in the mind and heart.
I wrote her:
Congratulations ###! You . . . → Read More: Watching the mind bounce