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from mirror

A drop of history: Gandhi's blood from assassination spot sells for £12,000 at auction


Sanskrit is considered to be the oldest language of the gods, as it is made up of the primordial sounds. Today, Sanskrit is the classical language of Indian and the liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. #Sanskrit #Buddhism


Mongolian Shamanism. Mongolian shamanism, occasionally called Tengerism, refers to the animistic and shamanic religion that has been practiced in Mongolia and its surrounding areas (including Buryatia) at least since the age of recorded history. In the earliest known stages it was intricately tied to all other aspects of social life and to the tribal organization of Mongolian society. Along the way, it has become influenced by and mingled with Buddhism.


"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." ~ Jane Goodall


a worthwhile hobby, and one of the few pieces of advice from my mother that might actually be worth following, may be to read up on some Eastern philosophies of happiness.

from Lion's Roar

Are You Spiritual But Not Religious? 10 Reasons Why Buddhism Will Enrich Your Path

While Buddhism in its Asian homelands can be conservative, convert Buddhists in the West are generally liberal, both socially and politically. Whether this is an accident of history or a natural reflection of the Buddhist teachings, Buddhist communities embrace diversity and work against sexism and racism.

The DALAI LAMA: We are all human beings
from The Curious Brain

The DALAI LAMA: We are all human beings

"I’ve been wanting to do a real Dalai Lama quote ever since I discovered that my previous attempt was misattributed. This quote is taken from the Dalai Lama’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in