Sunday, September 7, 2014

House of the Báb film summer 1974

Publicado em 01/09/2014
A (silent) home video of the House of the Báb in Shíráz taken in the summer of 1974 (before it was demolished by the Iranian government in 1979 shortly after the Islamic revolution). Originally recorded on Super 8 mm film, then projected onto a screen and recorded onto VHS from the projection, and finally converted to VOB and then WMV format.

Via Daily Dharma

Whose Buddhism? | September 7, 2014

As America’s middle class withers, fewer will be left to carry on Buddhist practice here. The well-to-do have had no problem making Buddhism work for them. What kind of collective mind this cultivates remains to be seen. Now the most important question regarding the future of Buddhism in America might well be: whose? 
- Brent R. Oliver, "White Trash Buddhist"

Flower of the Day - 09/07/14

“The main characteristic that signifies that God has awakened, that love has awakened in a human being, is selfless giving. Just as a flower spreads its fragrance and beauty, and as the sun gives off heat and light, just as rain moistens the earth and water quenches thirst, so is the essence of human beings to love.”
- Sri Prem Baba