By TY Lee
I began this ‘Just be stable ‘ venture with the belief of getting a
few Buddhist promotionaI fabrics with a brilliant, optimistic and
modern kind. I later tied this in with an internet site supplying more
information on Buddhism for these to determine more.
Little did I anticipate how renowned the fabrics could become,
and the impact of the web site on such a lot of humans all over
My target is to give the elemental thoughts of Buddhism in a concise
and down-to-earth demeanour, utilizing an process that many
seem to discover transparent and obtainable. The ‘Just Be stable’ project
culminates during this ebook, in response to the writings within the website.
For these examining this book with out but traveling the website,
I might urge you to additionally battle through the positioning. this can be because
it deals one more wealth of knowledge when it comes to loose e-books,
talks on MP3 and hyperlinks to different web pages which supply deeper
perspectives on many key issues and areas.
I wish to thank with inner most gratitude Ajahn Brahm for
giving me the braveness and help to begin this ‘Just be Good’
project, Ven. Dhammika for his sufferer tips and advice
throughout the venture, Ven. Aggacitta and Ven. Kumaara for
their many beneficial feedback and Sister Han Ah Yew and
Mr. Leong Kum Seng for his or her assist in vetting the textual content. I would
also wish to convey my so much honest appreciation to Bro. Piya
Tan for writing the part on meditation for this publication and
Geelyn Lim for all her labor on its layout and layout.
Special thank you additionally visit all my academics and acquaintances in the
Dhamma in Singapore for his or her encouragement from the very
beginning. a huge “thank you” and all my love additionally visit my
parents and my spouse, Susan. And my maximum appreciation is
extended to the folk worldwide who've given me
the motivation and the energy to proceed and enhance this
project. All blunders, blunders and omissions are mine alone.
May all Beings be good and satisfied, and unfastened from actual and
mental anguish. may perhaps all Beings embark at the direction of the
Buddha and discover Nibbana. might all of the benefits of this project
be devoted to the happiness and emancipation of all Beings,
and to aid shield and unfold the lessons of the Buddha.
T Y Lee
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If you plant an apple seed, an apple tree will grow. If you plant an oak seed, an oak tree will grow. It is just the principle of Cause and Effect. Thus, fairness and memory are not factors in kamma and this applies equally to all beings in existence. Memories of past lives lie deep in the subconscious mind. We are usually unable to access these memories because our minds 31 are not clear, or disciplined enough. For example, very few of us can recall what we did on the same day of even just a month ago!
However, it is said in the Buddhist texts that some Heavenly beings, and also some beings reborn in the Lower realms are in fact able to recall their past lives. Some of these beings have described the deeds which resulted in the conditions of their rebirth. There is thus some incentive to do the best we can in this life. In any case, as Buddhists we should do the best we can in this life, whether or not we will experience positive results in the next life. 32 There is a meaningful saying in Buddhism which bears some thinking about : There are in fact many well researched and documented cases of people, including many children, who remember their past lives.
Observe all these phenomena, and note in a non-judgmental manner, whether they are positive, negative or even neutral. It is simply a 'stepping-back' or observing with awareness whatever is happening. For example, when the phone rings, be aware of your hearing the sound, your intention to answer it, the physical movement of reaching for the phone, etc. You can even try to make yourself fully aware that you are walking from one room to another room in your house! A further example is when you feel anger rising.