Being Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh

If we are peaceful.
If we are happy.
We can smile and blossom
Like a flower.

And everyone
In our family,
Our entire society
Will benefit
From our peace.

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Discrimination at home

True Home – Thich Nhat Hanh

Who do you discriminate against?

Who do you wish suffering on? Who do you suffer for? What arbitrary characteristic calls for discrimination and suffering?

Individuals with different politics? Other races? Genders? Cultures? Religion? Education levels? Sexuality? Species?

See yourself in others. Then whom can you hurt? What harm can you do?
– Dhammapada

Sit, and ye shall find!

The Dharma Realm Buddhist Association has a great webpage littered with vego Buddhist resources: articles, scriptures, poems, essays, recipes, and more.

Buddhist Resources on Vegetarianism
and Animal Welfare
Compiled by Ron Epstein, Philosophy Department
San Francisco State University

Some great reading in there. Enjoy. 🙂