The Buddhist notion of
The Buddhist notion of attachment is not what people in the West assume. We say that such love is free of attachment.
The basic Buddhist stance on the question of equality between the genders is age-old.
As a Buddhist monk, my concern extends to all members of the human family and, indeed, to all sentient beings who suffer.
Firstly, as a Buddhist monk, I hold that violence is not good. Secondly, I am a firm believer in the Gandhian ethic of passive resistance. And Thirdly, in reality, violence is not our strength.
In the Buddhist context, light is particularly associated with wisdom and knowledge; darkness is associated with ignorance and a state of mis-knowledge. The metaphor of light is a common image in all the major religious traditions.
As the ignorant perform their duties with attachment to results, the learned may similarly act, but without attachment, for thesake of leading people on the right path. (3.25)
Teacher: From all this talking I assume you’re done with your work. Student: LOL, from all this complaining I assume you’re still single.
But a person free from all attachment and aversion and able to control his senses through regulative principles of freedom canobtain the complete mercy of the Lord. (2.64)
Being purified by his intelligence and controlling the mind with determination, giving up the objects of sense gratification, being freed from attachment and hatred, one who lives in a secluded place, who eats little, who controls his body, mind and power of speech, who is always in trance and who is detached, free from false ego, false strength, false pride, lust, anger, and acceptance of material things, free from false proprietorship, and peaceful — such a person is certainly elevated to the positionof self-realization. (18.51-53)
According to Vaastu, A study room is Best in the West – do not have it in the North-West or South West Corners.