The energy of happiness

Leave behind the passive dreaming of a rose-tinted future. The energy of happiness exists in living today with roots sunk firmly in reality’s soil. ~Daisaku Ikeda

Buddha statues at the Glory Buddhist Temple in Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015 7:35 pm

Life is painful

Life is painful. It has thorns, like the stem of a rose. Culture and art are the roses that bloom on the stem. The flower is yourself, your humanity. Art is the liberation of the humanity inside yourself. ~Daisaku Ikeda

Funeral service for Ms. Aun Sok on Tuesday November 17, 2015 at Glory Buddhist temple in Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.A.  Ms. Aun Sok of Billerica, Massachusetts died on November 12, 2015.

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Posted on: November 17, 2015 7:08 pm

Treat every moment as your last

Treat every moment as your last. It is not preparation for something else.
― Shunryu Suzuki

Two-seat Dhamma talk by Ven. Savoeun Chhom and Ven. Noeun Morn during the funeral service for Ms. Sophorn Nou at Glory Buddhist temple in Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.A. on Monday November 16, 2015.

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Posted on: November 16, 2015 6:40 pm

Single purpose of the present moment

There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment. A man’s whole life is a succession of moment after moment. There will be nothing else to do, and nothing else to pursue. Live being true to the single purpose of the moment. ~Tsunetomo Yamamoto

 

Lovely Grandpas at Glory Buddhist temple

Posted on: October 24, 2015 12:22 pm