Sawang sits meditatingin front of the large Buddha image.His loose top is gold,his trousers gold and green.He has short hair and a pleasant face.He has been the Guardian deityfor five hundred years.In the beginning there were many tigers.The last tiger … Continue reading
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Gossip and slander is pouring water on the earth. A knife scraping a stone does not bruise it. Even Buddha images are tarnished. How can a man of earth escape censure?
One candle is a light unto itself. One hundred candles illuminate a room. In a room, one candle is a light unto itself. Uposatha day at Wat Katum, seven old ladies and one old man taking eight precepts for a … Continue reading
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