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Question & Answer Session: the Sep 11/ Bamyan Buddha Events
by Venerable Thubten Chodron©
Amitabha Buddhist Centre, Singapore
Sat, 27 Oct 2001


[mp3 files]

1. How else can we help in response to the tragedy, other than making monetary contribution?
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2. My colleagues felt that the US should go ahead with the invasion ... [4 min] : Download

3. How does karma play a part here?
[9 minutes] : Download

4. The people who died in the tragedy probably died with a lot of fear. Does it mean they would have a bad rebirth?
[4 min] : Download

5. How do we explain this to children so that they don't grow up with prejudice and/or fear and anxiety?
[12 min] : Download

6. Does one's past karma cause one's environment, which in turn influences one to commit the same negative act again?
[3 min] : Download

7. What can well-respected, famous religious leaders do to help the world situation and counteract this tendency towards revenge? What can we do as individuals?
[8 min] : Download

8. I feel uncomfortable about all these parodies that are made out of the 9-11 tragedy and the aftermath of it. What do I do? [3 min] : Download

9. What is your view on the destruction of the Buddha images in Bamyan, Afghanistan? [2 min] : Download

 

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