Wednesday 5 March 2008

Places of Worship Destroyed in Malaysia

There have been numerous cases of Hindu Temples, Chinese Temples, and Churches being demolished in Malaysia, and obtaining a permit to build any place of worship except a Mosque or Surau (smaller place of worship for Muslims) is all but impossible. Mosques have, however, mushroomed everywhere, this seems to be an attempt to accelerate the Islamification process in Malaysia. Please watch the video below regarding the wanton destruction of a Buddhist Temple.

This sacrilege must stop, and the transgressors should be justly punished, remember what has happened in history to those who abuse their power and become too powerful. They will fall as sure as the night follows the day.

A Buddhist Prayer

By the power and the truth of this practice,
may all beings have happiness, and the causes of happiness.
May all be free from sorrow, and the causes of sorrow.
May all never be separated from the sacred happiness
which is sorrow less.
And may all live in equanimity,
without too much attachment and too much aversion,
And live believing in the equality of all that lives.

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May all beings be filled with joy and peace.
May all beings everywhere,
The strong and the weak,
The great and the small,
The mean and the powerful,
The short and the long,
the subtle and the gross:
May all beings everywhere,
Seen and unseen,
Dwelling far off or nearby,
Being or waiting to become:
May all be filled with lasting joy.
Let no one deceive another,

Let no one anywhere despise another,
Let no one out of anger or resentment
Wish suffering on anyone at all.
Just as a mother with her own life
Protects her child, her only child, from harm,
So within yourself let grow
A boundless love for all creatures.

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Let your love flow outward through the universe,
To its height, its depth, its broad extent,
A limitless love, without hatred or enmity.
Then as you stand or walk,
Sit or lie down,
As long as you are awake,
Strive for this with a one-pointed mind;
Your life will bring heaven to earth.

Sutta Nipata
Buddha's Discourse on Good Will

LINK here

Your life will bring heaven to earth!

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