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THE THOUGHT OF THE DAY TO YOUR LIFE FROM BUDDHISM (SOURCE-BUDDHANET SITE)

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In the beginning, Prince Siddhartha lived in luxury and wealth in his father's palace. After he renounced his privileged life and became a wandering monk, he experienced the hardship and difficulty of a life with nothing. He spent years torturing his mind with hard thoughts and solitude and starved his body, enjoyed no comforts and suffered all the experiences of a life without belongings.

Not long before he achieved his insights and attained enlightenment, he realized both these extreme ways of life were as fruitless as each other. He realized that the true way to happiness was to avoid these extremes, to follow a moderate a way of life. He called this way of living the Middle Path.

Buddhists describe the three ways of life by comparing them to strings of a lute. The loose string is like a life of careless indulgence and makes a poor note when played. The tight string is like a life of extreme hardship and denial, producing another bad sound when played and, worse, likely to snap a…

Hospital Services Have Been Paralyzed Island Wide Due To The Strike Of 14 Health Catagories

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The Hospital Services and Some Services in Health Sector have been paralyzed today(30) due to the Island Wide strike action launched by Health Professionals belongs to 14 categories.

Services in Government Hospitals like Issuing of Drugs from OPD Dispensaries,Radiography Tests,Laboratory Tests ,Patient Care Services and Physiotherapy Treatment as well as the Health Sector Services have been paralyzed due to this strike and hundreds and thousands of patients islandwide have faced enormous difficulties as a  result hospital sources revealed.

The services of entomology assistant officers as well as of  public health inspectors too have been paralyzed due to the strike according to Joint Front Of Nurses-Professions Supplementary To Medicine And Paramedicals has said.

The striking professions have demanded a Rs.15,000 on call allowance for them which has already  paid to the government doctors with their salaries this month.

The on going strike of health professions is due to be suspended …

THOUGHT OF THE DAY FOR YOUR LIFE FROM BUDDHISM(SOURCE-WILDMIND BUDDHIST MEDITATION SITE)

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As for the times when you realize that you’ve harmed others, the Buddha recommends that you understand that remorse is not going to undo the harm, so if an apology is appropriate, you apologize. In any case, you resolve not to repeat the harmful action again. Then you spread thoughts of goodwill in all directions.
This accomplishes several things. ·It reminds you of your own goodness, so that you don’t — in defense of your self-image — revert to the sort of denial that refuses to admit that any harm was done. ·It strengthens your determination to stick with your resolve not to do harm. ·And it forces you to examine your actions to see their actual effect: If any of your other habits are harmful, you want to abandon them before they cause further harm. In other words, you don’t want your goodwill to be just an ungrounded, floating idea. You want to apply it scrupulously to the nitty-gritty of all your interactions with others. That way your goodwill becomes honest. And it actually does ha…