Tag Archives: Animals

Something to think about …. “Chewing Gum …. Please be mindful …. “!! — It Is What It Is

~~August 16, 2016~~ RESPONSIBLE WITH TRASH There’s always something, isn’t it? Humankind seems to have lost some of the many compasses we possessed. It’s so frequent an “all about me” attitude. Being considerate includes all aspects of our lives. When we are considerate, we think about others. Animals are included. Please, be mindful! HortyRex© ~~GRAPHIC […]

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True Freedom — Great Middle Way

All forms of cruelty and exploitation are blatant manifestations of self-cherishing, and strengthen our dualistic wrong view of separation, the perceived antagonism between self and other. Callous disregard for the life and well-being of other sentient beings prevents spiritual progress, because it is based on the assumption that we are somehow more important, and our […]

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Happy Earth Day! : Urban Safari – Projection Art

In this series visual artist and founding member of Le3 creative studio, Julien Nonnon, projects large-scale images of stylish human-animal hybrids, on buildings throughout the city of Orlando, Florida. His works essentially articulate the interaction of his creations with the architecture and urban elements surrounding him. This process has successfully brought numerous artistic projects to […]

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The Buddha on Animals — Great Middle Way

First among the moral injunctions, accepted and shared by all schools and lineages of the Buddha Dharma, is the precept to abstain from taking life (Anguttara Agama): A disciple of the Noble Ones, abandoning the taking of life, abstains from taking life. In doing so, he gives freedom from danger, freedom from animosity, freedom from […]

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Nature and Buddhist Teachings – ~ Venerable Master Hsuan Hua; Liberating Life



“Buddhism regards all living creatures as being endowed with the Buddha nature and the potential to become Buddhas. That’s why Buddhism teaches us to refrain from killing and to liberate creatures instead.”
~ Venerable Master Hsuan Hua
Liberating Life