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A View on Blaise Pascal. 3

Not only is man ego-centred, proud, vain, bored and deceitful and not only is his life torn between his limited reasons and his unlimited passions and desires, he is confused in his values. Pascal says :” One says that the … Continue reading

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A View on Blaise Pascal.2

The talk on Pascal on Sunday was on his views on the Christian faith. It was given by Dr. Richard Lee, an assistant professor at Baptist University who obtained a Ph. D at the University of Leuven, Belgium. According to … Continue reading

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A View on Blaise Pascal.1

I had my first formal talk on Blaise Pascal on Sunday afternoon but I first heard of his name years ago, when I was following a European literature course on the French-Swiss philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Confessions, the first romantic … Continue reading

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Internal and External Peace

Read another chapter of Sheng Yen’s Zen (Chán) and Enlightenment entitled Zen–Internal and External Peace. He is excellent. He writes in simple, direct and everyday language. He writes so that others can understand him. He does not write like so … Continue reading

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Sheng Yen on Making Distinctions

Read another chapter of Sik Sheng Yen’s(釋聖巖) Zen (Chán) and Enlightenment (禪與悟) last night. During the process, something very peculiar happened. Before reading it, I was thinking that I would like to read something on the tendency our mind to … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti on God. 2

Krishnamurti is one of the greatest spiritual writers who has ever lived. So it’d be interesting to know what he thinks about how to find God. I read two chapters of his book “On God” when he was questioned on … Continue reading

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How to See God

Read another chapter of Krishnamurti’s “On God”. It is about sacredness and how to find God or the ground of our Being. It forms part of his talk at Saanen on lst August 1965. Krishnamurti thinks that when we listen … Continue reading

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