Bumble Bee Jasper or the Confidence Stone

The Bumble Bee Jasper or the Confidence Stone , this bundle of yellow, orange and black stripes markings and banding with off white to grey undulating patterns will put a smile on your face and in …  […]

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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 20, 2018

Pāli Word a Day for February 20, 2018  — jātimant — of good birth, having natural or genuine qualities, noble, excellent

Vacīpakopaṃ rakkheyya;
vācāya saṃvuto siyā.
Vacīduccaritaṃ hitvā,
vācāya sucaritaṃ care.

Let one guard oneself against irritability in speech;
let one be controlled in speech.
Abandoning verbal misconduct,
let one practice good conduct in speech.

Dhammapada 17.232
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita

This Vegetable Will Fix Everything Wrong In Your Body!

Beets are extremely healthy as they have potent medicinal properties and offer relief in the case of various ailments and diseases. The anthocyanins give them the red color and have strong anti-cancer properties. Moreover, beets contain betaine, which is a natural anti-inflammatory agent that supports heart health, as well as important vitamins and minerals including […]

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Daily Words of the Buddha for February 19, 2018

Pāli Word a Day for February 19, 2018 — jotimant — luminous, endowed with light or splendour, bright, excellent (in knowledge)

Yesaṃ dhammā asammuṭṭhā
paravādesu na nīyare;
te sambuddhā sammadaññā,
caranti visame samaṃ.

Those to whom the Dhamma is clear
are not led into other doctrines;
perfectly enlightened with perfect knowledge,
they walk evenly over the uneven.

Saṃyutta Nikāya 1.8
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma, compiled and translated by Ven. S. Dhammika

Daily Words of the Buddha for February 18, 2018

Pāli Word a Day for February 18, 2018  —  anabhijjhā — absence of covetousness or desire

Kāyappakopaṃ rakkheyya;
kāyena saṃvuto siyā.
Kāyaduccaritaṃ hitvā,
kāyena sucaritaṃ care.

Let one guard oneself against irritability in bodily action;
let one be controlled in deed.
Abandoning bodily misconduct,
let one practice good conduct in deed.

Dhammapada 17.231
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita

Expert Asserts ‘Kids Born Today Will Never Get to Drive a Car’

Henrik Christensen, who heads UC San Diego’s Contextual Robotics Institute, believes that children born today will never have the opportunity to drive a car, thanks to autonomous vehicles. He argues that driverless cars will not only allow us to put twice as many vehicles on the road, but also give us a chance to be more productive.   […]

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Peter Diamandis Thinks We’re Evolving Toward “Meta-Intelligence”

Peter Diamandis, founder and chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, thinks the human species is headed for an evolutionary transformation. The evolution of life has slowly unfolded over 3.5 billion years; but its pace has rapidly increased in recent years. Diamandis believes this heralds the next, exciting stages of human evolution.  […]

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Filipino Foodstyles — Vegan & Gluten-Free Kare-Kare (Filipino Peanut Stew)

Several days in the kitchen testing and altering recipes, I finally perfected my Vegan Kare-Kare (Filipino Peanut Stew) with banana blossom, adapted from the recipe of the fabulous Astig Vegan and served with her tasty vegan bagoong (’shrimp-free paste’), which is now available to order here.  […]

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