https://wearenaturerising.earth/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Screen-Shot-2016-12-07-at-12.45.57-PM.png 690 1046 markmorey https://wearenaturerising.earth/wp-content/uploads//2016/12/WeAreNatureRising-Logo-Placeholder-320.png markmorey2016-12-07 10:51:162016-12-10 22:02:54Where do we take direction from in uncertain times ?
When asked, “How can we know if a nation or culture will survive or not?” the Buddha answered:
“As long as a society holds regular and frequent assemblies, meeting in harmony and mutual respect, can they be expected to prosper and not decline.
As long as a society follows the long held traditions of wisdom, and honors its elders, can they be expected to prosper and not decline.
As long as a society protects the wives and daughters and vulnerable among them, can they be expected to prosper and not decline.
As long as a society cares for the shrines and sacred places of the natural world, can they be expected to prosper and not decline.
—Mahaparinirvana Sutta (a text of Buddha’s last teaching).
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