There are three types of people in the world. What three?

One who is like carving on a rock, one who is like scratching on the ground, and one who is like writing on the water.

What sort of person is like carving on a rock? Imagine a certain person who is always getting angry and his anger lasts long, just as carving on a rock is not soon worn off by wind, water or lapse of time.

What sort of person is like scratching on the ground? Imagine a certain person who is always getting angry but his anger does not last long, just as scratching on the ground is soon worn off by the wind, water and lapse of time.

And what sort of person is like writing on the water? Imagine a certain person who, even though spoken to harshly, sharply, roughly, is easily reconciled and becomes agreeable and friendly, just as writing on the water soon disappears.

— Buddha

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所有的有情、善男子、善女子,以真誠的心來祈請大悲觀音菩薩,用美妙的聲音來唱誦,或­平時唸誦六字大明咒的話,暫時,在這個世界,能帶來很多的利益和安樂;究竟上,投身在­大悲觀音菩薩的淨土…,具有廣大的功德利益。用清淨的心、慈悲的心,平常多唸六字­大明咒。

任何的善或惡,都是依據因果,做小小的善,有它的果報,造小小的業,也有它的果報,所­以為了此世和來世的利益,大家要好好的思維,好好的取善捨惡來修行。特別是嗔心、慢心­,這些煩惱不要生起,如果我們有這些五毒煩惱,此生做任何事,都不會順利,是痛苦的因­,也是來世墮落惡道的因。嗔心、慢心,這些煩惱,不但沒有幫助,反而帶來很大的傷害,­所以大家要謹慎,不要被這些煩惱所控制。

而平時,夫妻之間也好,朋友之間也好,對任何人說話要甜蜜,臉上要帶著笑容,為了要使­事件圓滿,不要急進,用自然平靜的心、慈悲的去處理。金剛乘的教法具有很大的加持力,­自心觀想觀世音菩薩、唸誦六字大明咒,本尊和自心無二無別的來修持,如此,會獲得法的­成就及力量。平時,如此的來修持-做任何的善事時,不斷的為了利益如母一切眾生來迴向­;如果沒有迴向的話,修持佛法不會產生力量。迴向時,不分遠近親疏,不要起分別心,這­個是我喜歡的、那個是我不喜歡的、敵人、親人…不要這樣來思維,不論他人對自己怎­樣傷害,都要更加的用愛來對待,大家不要起煩惱,內心要平靜,這個就是所謂的和平,所­以請大家小心謹慎。

Fo Guang Shan located at 1 Punggol Place Singapore 828844. Tel: 64110590

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If we reflect deeply, each action has a reaction, and everything we say and think has an effect on ourself and on others. Thus we have the potential of creating useful actions and of not creating useless ones. If all these potentials exist within a human being, what would be the logical thing to do? Continue as we are doing, or try the best we can to genuinely develop, the qualities that do not unnecessarily bring harm or hurt to other sentient beings?

— Khandro Rinpoche

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Gaden Shartse Dro-Phen Ling located at 12 Guillemard Lane Singapore 399878. Tel: 63449521

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Gaden Shartse Dro-Phen Ling located at 12 Guillemard Lane Singapore 399878. Tel: 63449521

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Sakya Tenphel Ling located at 5 Pasir Ris Drive 4 Singapore 519455. Tel: 65813902

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There may be differences in our individual capacities for understanding. But, by laying the proper foundations, we are bound to experience the fruit of the practices we undertake. Once there is a solid foundation, all benefits are retained. In addition, by committing oneself to the Buddhist path one has the opportunity to fully utilise many skilful spiritual means and methods — first by understanding them and then by properly applying them. There are also different levels of the teachings, transmissions, and empowerments that one could receive, but unless one has been able to relate to the awakened objects of refuge, one does not have the ground for such relationships. The same is true if one desires to practice the bodhisattva ideals: the practice of loving-kindness and compassion, the development of the enlightened mind, and the vow to work for the liberation of beings. It cannot be done without the appropriate foundations. One may have good intentions, but not all good intentions are realistic or practical.

— Khenpo Kathar Rinpoche

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Drukpa Singapore Tel: 83146392 Email: drukpasingapore@gmail.com

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Palyul Nyingma Buddhist Association located at 721 Geylang Road Singapore 389632. Tel: 67429261

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