I read the following from the book “The Great Chronicles of Buddhas”.

Following the previous write up on Poem to awaken the world, I think peace in the world can be achieved if we learn Forbearance.


If we do not habour any resentment against a person who has abused you, who has tormented you, who has over-powered you, who has robbed you, who has deprived you of your property, through forbearance and equanimity, the flame of enmity is bound to dwindle to a vanishing point for lack of fresh fuel.

It is a strength of character that modern people need to re-learn from ancient sages.

It is instinctive to hit back but requires strength to hold back.

Let’s start with baby steps, beginning with people around us.


My Buddhist name is Ratna Jamyang Puntsog. I first encountered Buddhism in this life when I was 12. Formally took ceremonial refuge in the triple gem when I was 19. I believe the different spiritual methods were taught by Buddha to suit various beings who each have their own unique characteristic. The various sects and practices that arose are just a naming convention invented by disciples out of communication necessity. Had read and studied different forms of Buddhism. Volunteered in Buddhist organization. Until it last, I hope to share my views on Buddhism and find like minded practitioners around the world. May we practice Buddha's instruction together and connect through cyber space!

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