A common space for harmonic peacemakers
what do we mean by the word peace?maybe it means different things to different people.like when the dog stops barking or the baby crying?. or when people stop dying.?but true peace can't come in…Continue
There was once a rich and powerful king who ruled a large and prosperous kingdom. When threats of invasion from a neighbouring warlike kingdom came to the king, then he was worried.. so worried that he did not sleep well and when he did he had terrible dreams.. One night he had the most dreadful of nightmares and when he woke he was shaking and sweating and most distressed. His deepest fears were made totally real to him in such a way that he no longer knew whether the waking…Continue
Once when the Buddha was walking though a town with some of his followers some of the local people
were jeering. That is making fun of the group and insulting them. The Buddha completely ignored these people but some of his followers were affected by it.
Later when they stopped to rest in the evening one of the disciples asked the Buddha about how it was that he seemed unaffected by the jeering and catcalls earlier in the day. Buddha took his own bowl and pushed it…Continue
When we pursue the 'greater good' as individuals or as a society the means are just as vital as the ends. The end never justifies the means. If we abandon our core principals and commit atrocities in the name of Peace for safety or survival then we have left behind the very things that make us worthy of Peace safety and survival. A monster that devours in the name of Peace is still a monster.
When I first started talking about peace, I was four years old. My father, who brought this message to people in India, passed away when I was eight and I continued his work of bringing this message of peace throughout India. When I was twelve I was invited to England and then to America. Since then I have been continuously travelling around the world.
For fifty years I have been talking to people about this human potential,
that peace is the core of…Continue