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Experts would have advice that the best way to deal with negative people is to avoid them. But what happen if these negative or toxic people, sometimes know as psychic vampires are the very people that you cannot run away with- relatives, colleagues, fellow committee members? I realize that by taking an offensive or defensive [...]

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This is post is part of  the series of posts written on the lessons from Journey to the West (1996 TVB version). Back to Journey to the West (TVB) Main Page Sun Wukong- Monkey King Wukong earned great power but still inherited the classic characteristics of a monkey- restless, impatient, bad tempered and impulsive. Because [...]

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Starting from now or even last week, the Chinese have started visiting cemetries to honor the department- buy burning paper items, hell money and serving the department with food. First, there would be a gotong royong, followed by the entire family having a picnic on the grave area. Now, for convenience, families sometimes buy fast [...]

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Self-help books always seemed to find themselves on the top of New York Time’s best seller list at any given moment. Of course, this goes along side with the latest diet fad. If self-help books are so useful, why do you find there are never ending demands for new self-help books or new theories of [...]

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Picture above is taken from a wall painting in the Burmest Temple in Burmah Road, Penang, Malaysia (click on picture for a bigger view). Below is extracted from the Notes section (page 478) of Venerable Acariya Mun Bhuridatta Thera- A Spiritual Biography: Spiritual partner. Literally, “one’s partner in developing the spiritual perfections (parami). Most living [...]

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Ever since I was young, I always searched for answers about life. I tried to unlock the secrets and mysteries of events and people around me. What can I say? I am an extremely complicated kid… sometimes too complicated and analytical for my own good… Or perhaps I was just a very lonely kid that [...]

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On 31 Aug 2006, many mourn the lost of beloved Chief Reverend, Chief Buddhist monk for both Malaysia and Singapore. I have a lot to thank Chief Reverend because he has touched my life in so many ways. He has introduced to me and many, the life of being a Buddhist- that Buddhism is simply [...]

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The original post published in October 2006 about my trip to Sri Lanka has been migrated to a new travel blog effective September 2009: Please visit http://travel-srilanka.yinteing.com/ Reason for migration: Original travel photos in Webshots is filled with advertisement banners, making it difficult to see all photos, with its narration at one glance

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