The Lao way of life is strongly influenced by Theravada Buddhism, which emphasizes patience and acceptance

Lao life is influenced by Theravada Buddhism emphasizing patience and acceptance

Japanese Zen monk, Kodo SAWAKI 澤木興道老師 (1880-1965) - He is known for his rigorous emphasis on zazen, in particular the practice of shikantaza, or "just sitting". He often called Zen "wonderfully useless," discouraging any gaining idea or seeking after special experiences or states of consciousness.

Kodo Sawaki was known for his rigorous emphasis on zazen, in particular the practice of shikantaza, ie just sitting. He called Zen "wonderfully useless", discouraging any idea of gaining or seeking after special experiences or states of consciousness.

Novice Buddhist monks and their teacher wait to take a taxi in downtown Seoul, South Korea  https://www.facebook.com/Korea.Update

Novice Buddhist monks and their teacher wait to take a taxi in downtown Seoul, South Korea

"The words you speak become the house you live in."    ~ Hafiz   <3 lis

Some ideals brought in by globalization conflict with the ideals of Buddhism, Thailand's main religion. Buddhism preaches to eliminate greed and hate.

helainetieu: : Following back everyone from today Someone is seriously self promoting on a photo of Buddhist monks ..

stunningpicture: “ Excuse me, sir, do you know where I could find some enlightenment?

"Enlightenment is, in the end, nothing more than the natural state of being." —Adyashanti ..*

Solitude - "Enlightenment is, in the end, nothing more than the natural state of being.

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