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April 1, 2020

What do colours of the Buddhist Flag represent?

The design of the standard Buddhist Flag comprises six vertical coloured stripes of equal width – blue, yellow, red, white, orange, and a combination of the five colours as the sixth.  For graphical reasons, the sixth stripe is shown as five horizontal bars comprising the other colours.

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April 1, 2020

“Wesak Day was just another holiday for me”

A newbie’s experience with Buddhism.

For most of my life, Wesak Day was just another holiday; a day to wake up late and do nothing much.  I only knew it was to celebrate the Buddha’s Enlightenment, but didn’t know much more than that.  My ignorance and atheist vibes were thick.  It wasn’t until I came across the teachings of the Buddha in my 40s, that I was inexplicably drawn to the ‘common-sense’ of the Dhamma.

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