We believe every person is the living embodiment of the Divine.
We recognize that there are many paths to the Divine, symbolized by the many "goddesses" and "gods" of all cultures and all lands.
TOG choir singing Gaelic hymns, and traditional European and modern songs (WQ)
We believe the loss of the feminine consciousness and ideologies have caused near irreparable damage to humanity and the planet; we believe that emergence of the feminine consciousness, in balance with the masculine, is the greatest hope for humanity and the planet.
So long as these two wings are not equivalent in strength, the bird will not fly."
Group: We rejoice in all life.
We live in all things.
All things live in us.
We rejoice in all life.
We live by the Sun.
We move with the stars.
We eat from the Earth.
We are graceful.
To bring new life to the land
To renew the forests
To celebrate the seas
To rejoice [in] the sunlight
To sing the song of the stars
To recall our destiny
- Sri Lanka's role in the spread of Buddhism in Southeast Asia
The 2600th celebration anniversary falls on Vesak Day, 2011. To commemorate this key event a...has been established and a Steering Committee appointed. The program now being implemented aims to create a new awakening, not only in Sri Lanka, but also among the world Buddhist community.
- SRINAGAR, India — Tears flowed as thousands of Hindus who fled a Muslim insurgency in Indian Kashmir Saturday prayed at a revered shrine many had not visited for decades, as troops kept a tight vigil.