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Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) was a spiritual teacher from the ancient Indian subcontinent and the historical founder of Buddhism. He is universally recognized by Buddhists as the Supreme Buddha of our age. The time of his birth and death are uncertain; most modern historians date his lifetime from 563 BCE to 483 BCE, though some have suggested a date about a century later than this. Gautama is the key figure in Buddhism, and accounts of his life, discourses, and monastic rules were summarized after his death and memorized by the sangha. Passed down by oral tradition, the Tripitaka, the collection of discourses attributed to Gautama, was committed to writing about 400 years later. more

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Besides the respect of the lives of human beings, all the animals and plants should be on the list too. That is the real humanitarianism.

Buddha is in our hearts. Buddha is in our mouths. Buddha is in our daily lives.
Care about your children. Just bless them instead of worrying, as every child is the little Buddha who helps his parents to grow up.
Doing the good deeds is like the grass in the garden. You don't see its growth. But, it does by days. Doing the wicked deeds is like the hone. You don't see its damage. But, it does by days.
Giving the best to others are giving the best to ourselves. The value of life is not based on how long we live. But, how much can we contribute to others in our society ?
Give the people --- confidence. Give the people --- delight. Give the people --- hope. Give the people --- the best.
Health is the first benefit. Content is the first fortune. Friendliness is the first kindness. Nirvana is the first happiness.
Karma grows from our hearts. Karma terminates from our hearts.
Mankind have love, animals have affection. The harmonious and beautiful world is revealed.
No light is brighter than wisdom. Wisdom is the light in the world.
Observe the life by cause and consequence. Explore the life by wisdom. Treat the life by equality. Complete the life by love.
Please, try to eat a bit less meat, a bit more veggies from today. Let it become a habit gradually until not to eat meat anymore. Then, observe the changing of the body and spirit after eating veggies, fruits and grains ?
The easiest beneficence is a smile. The simplest release is to have a vegetarian meal.
There are having flowers in Spring, breezes in Summer, moon in Autumn, snows in Winter. If there is nothing worrying over you, it will be the best seasons at all times.
Thousands upon thousands of lights is inferior to a light of heart.
To eat meat is just a habit after we were born. In fact, we are not born to eat meat.
Enjoy the good health. Bring the truth happiness. Care of his own family. Give the peace to all. Firstly, one must discipline and control his own mind. If he can do so, the enlightenment, wisdom and virtue will go to him naturally.
It takes hundred of years sitting together in the same boat. It takes thousand of years sharing the same bed with. It calls : the predestined affinity.
Prefer the afterlife better than this one. Never let this life better than next one.
Wish I am free from barriers when I die, and Buddha will welcome me from far away. - Buddha

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