Sunday, December 11, 2005

Essence of Buddhism

Big Golden Buddha, Chiang Saen, Thailand, November 2005, Pentax Optio 555, Exposure 1/250 sec @ f5.0, ISO 64, no flash © Steven Crisp

What is the essence of Buddhism?
"Respect all forms of life, and then compassion and affection toward all sentient beings, with the understanding that everything is interdependent - so my happiness and suffering, my well-being, very much have to do with others."

Dalai Lama

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