Posts Tagged ‘Compassion’

Buddhism, Brahma Vihara, Karuna, Compassion

luangtaCompassion (Karuna)

The world suffers. But most men have their eyes and ears closed. They do not see the unbroken stream of tears flowing through life; they do not hear the cry of distress continually pervading the world. Their own little grief or joy bars their sight, deafens their ears. Bound by selfishness, their hearts turn stiff and narrow. Being stiff and narrow, how should they be able to strive for any higher goal, to realize that only release from selfish craving will effect their own freedom from suffering?

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From Buddhism, to Food To Silk in Norteast Thailand

Silk a Local Art Form in Northeast Thailand,Isaan

I have been visiting, mapping and documenting the Arts and Crafts of Isaan, the Northeast of Thailand for some fifteen years now and one of the most diverse is silk. From the simple to…Continue reading


Nong Kae, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand, Worms and Salad make for Beautiful Clothes, Silk in Isaan

Please note I have corrected the name of the village. Can read but cannot hear. Silk is another of the major One Tambon One Product (OTOP) enterprises in Northeast Thailand,Isaan. I have filmed and…Continue reading


Korea BBQ Khon Kaen

Restaurants of this type can be found throughout Isaan. The photos pretty much explain it all. For about 99 to 199 Baht, depending on the extent of the buffet you get an all you can eat feast. In you…Continue reading


ban phaeng, dyeing the grass, 19.04.12

more live views of ban phaeng, and dyeing the grass, must be womens work? This goes on almost everyday of the year, as the mats are used and as natural are highly valued. continued here: ban phaen,…Continue reading


Buddhism, Compassion, Understanding and Thailand

Buddhist Monk (Click on Title for full story) If Thailand were a Buddhist Country and the Government Officers practiced…Continue reading


Buddhism,Isaan and the flood of 2011 in Northeast Thailand

Isaan,Isan, Northeast Thailand, Past and Present

Present in this case being nearly 13 years ago in this paper that was authored by Doctor Boonsom Yodmalee, of The Research Institute of Northeastern Art and Culture at M hasarakham University. I have…Continue reading


Buddhism, Compassion, Understanding and Thailand

Buddhist Monk (Click on Title for full story) If Thailand were a Buddhist Country and the Government Officers practiced…Continue reading


Bangkok Refugees in Isaan Part 2

Taxi drivers, construction workers the Isaan people who keep Bangkok going are the next group. They are the sons and daughters, husbands and wives of the rural families in Isaan. It is often their…Continue reading


Phu Phrabat Historical Park, Udon Thani,Thailand

The entry fee for non-Thais is 100 baht, which in this case is good value and sometimes I have got in at Thai rate, up to the guy on duty.The park is well marked and relatively easy to navigate using…Continue reading


Buddhism, Compassion, Understanding and Thailand

Buddhist Monk

Buddhist Monk

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If Thailand were a Buddhist Country and the Government Officers practiced Buddhism they would
have an understanding of and applied the concepts of compassion and loving kindness, but the
country is not Buddhist and the people involved have no concept of Buddhism, so they Practiced
Thainess and applied what they know and practice best, the 3 refuges of Thailand Greed, Hatred
and Delusion.

Rule 1,2 and 3 in Thailand attack the victim

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