In late January, a mentally ill man was shot and killed by two police officers in Lodi, California, south of Sacramento. Tragedy often follows a confrontation between the police and a mentally ill person, but the facts of this case are in dispute.
The victim was a Sikh Army veteran, and his...
In these questions and paraphrasing the issue is how is the universe created and how is misery eliminated?
Let us review the following,
Guru Ji’s answers:
In this last of the questioning lines, the issue of the creation of world/universe and the elimination of...
Bani of Sant Kabir Das, Shabad #3, starts in the middle of page 323, followed by more of his shabads.
Having been introduced to Kabir's philosophy and belief system, and his meditation experiences (in 1 and 2), we now explore Kabir's writings in depth, we explore various themes, different...
God-Allah-Yahvé- thats ok as the different names of God can be easily explained trough the different geographical/historical & cultural contexts but I have doubts about our only and unic God being Almighty...look at all the evil and suffering in this evil-heavy world. And pls do not...
Rev. James Martin, S.J.
Catholic priest and author, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything
The recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, a horrifying disaster that unfolded before our eyes on television and the Internet, not only wrenched the hearts of every compassionate person, but also...
Zen master; founder, Zen Peacemakers
Posted: February 17, 2011 10:10 PM
Doing service for others as a spiritual practice is a way to be in the world without separation. In the Buddhist tradition, we call this recognizing that everything is an expression of emptiness...
The Anatomy of Suffering
Late Sr. Raghbir Singh Bir*
Human beings are, by nature, pleasure loving, hungering for the gratification of passions and, indeed, believing that sensual satisfaction is life’s sole purpose. As a result, man remains preoccupied - day in and day out - with fulfilling his...
Posted for SPN member Tejwant Singh ji Malik
The Problem of Suffering: Muslim Theological Reflections
Sherman A. Jackson
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Michigan
Posted: September 18, 2010 07:51 PM
Admin Note: The conversation below had me...
Dear Sadh Sangat Ji,
Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa
Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh !!
The conflict in Pakistan's tribal and border areas between the Pakistani Army
and the Taliban insurgents, has forced many civilians to seek shelter in the
safety of nearby cities.
Earlier in 2009 the Hindu and Sikh...
If the god exists and he is a supreme being and very compassionate and all powerful, why is there pain and suffering all over the world?
Why are the people in misery, tensions, problems, anxieties and what not?
Around 1 million people commit suicides all over the world, that means that there is...
Sitting as we do in our own comfortable environments can we truly feel the suffering of those for whom we pray when we do our Ardas.
I say that pain is unique to those who are suffering or going through the hardship, the rest of us, yes we may feel compassion if only briefly but can we really...
This Shabad is by Guru Raam Daas Ji in Raag Kaanraa on Pannaa 1318
ieCw mn kI pUrIAY jpIAY suK swgru ]
hir ky crn ArwDIAih gur sbid rqnwgru ]
imil swDU sMig auDwru hoie PwtY jm kwgru ]
jnm pdwrQu jIqIAY jip hir bYrwgru ]
siB pvhu srin siqgurU kI ibnsY duK dwgru ]14]
Abstract / Patients with advanced cancer frequently experience intractable pain without sufficient response to a conventional pharmacological approach. One reason for refractory pain at the end of life can be the bidirectional nature of pain and suffering...
Since the day I started apprehending the world around with my young enthusiastic eyes, I have been constantly witnessing the suffering around, I was not able to eschew myself with the thought that Why does people suffer?
Once staring outside my window, “the reflections from my mind engulfed...
Investor's Business Daily - Big Blue's first-quarter fumble is stirring questions about the world's biggest computer maker and the tech sector in general.
South Asian women suffering domestic violence
Daily Times, Pakistan - 6 hours ago
... Participants included members of South Asian community organisations such as Andolan, the Sikh Coalition, and the Taxi Workers Alliance. ...