Buddhist in America: Ryan Hayashi (Teach for America)

Buddhist in America: Ryan Hayashi (Teach for America) SGI International Soka University of America http://www.soka.edu/ Ryan Hayashi explains how the lowest point in his life-facing a felony drug charge in high school-became the starting point for a great transformation. Using his Buddhist practice of chanting nam-myoho-renge-kyo, Ryan uses the suffering caused from his troubled youth … More Buddhist in America: Ryan Hayashi (Teach for America)

Rehumanization – Metta Center

From Principles to Practice….. A growing, and already abundant body of scientific evidence establishes beyond doubt that the natural condition of human beings includes, perhaps primarily, a large capacity for empathy and mutual identification. Human beings can, however, mentally dehumanize others, i.e. deny that the other is also human, and this process, which one scientist … More Rehumanization – Metta Center

Herbie Hancock: The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Congratulations Herbie Hancock on your Kennedy Center Honor! Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and Marcus Miller… Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was a tireless crusader for human rights, said: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?” Do not say you will do it “someday”; now is the time. Do … More Herbie Hancock: The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

The Three Kinds of Treasure

Respect the Rainbow!!! http://www.nichirenlibrary.org/en/wnd-1/Content/106 Soka Gakkai Nichiren Buddhism Library, In this library, we make available to the public in searchable form the following English-language translations of works essential to the study of Nichiren Buddhism: The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, volumes I and II (referred to in citation as WND-1 and WND-2), The Lotus Sutra and … More The Three Kinds of Treasure

Herbie Hancock: MakepeaceU

thecleveragency: Fresh! Related articles Jazz pianist Herbie Hancock takes a bow (hispanicbusiness.com) Joel, Santana to receive Kennedy Center Honors (sacbee.com) Herbie Hancock – Palm Grease (adrianlaird.wordpress.com) Herbie Hancock Opens Enlow Hall Season (njtoday.net) 2013 Kennedy Center honorees include Chicago’s own Herbie Hancock (voices.suntimes.com) Herbie Hancock Among 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees (skoolwerkapparel.wordpress.com) Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock, … More Herbie Hancock: MakepeaceU