A common space for harmonic peacemakers
In recognition of the International Transgender Day of Visibility, Ray Buckner shares a personal view of what it means to be Buddhist, gender-queer, and trans.
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It may seem like an unattainable ideal, but you can start right now as a bodhisattva-in-training. All you need is the aspiration to put others first.
Thich Nhat Hanh explains that sangha is more than a community, it’s a deep spiritual practice.
"There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth:
not going all the way, and not starting."
~ The Buddha
My house says to me,
"Do not leave me, for here dwells your past."
And the road says to me,
"Come and follow me, for I am your future. "
~ Khalil Gibran
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart.
Who looks outside, dreams.
Who looks inside, awakens.
~ Carl Gustav Jung
Before he died, he said: ''My work will be continued by those who suffer.''
As I walked out the door toward my freedom
I knew that if I dit not leave all the anger, hatred and bitternes behind
That I would still be in Prison.
~ Nelson Mandela
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