Daily Words of the Buddha for November 23, 2017

Pāli Word a Day for November 23, 2017 —  pārimaṃ tīraṃ — the further shore, nibbāna

Attānaṃ ce tathā kayirā;
sudanto vata dametha.
Attā hi kira duddamo.

One should do what one teaches others to do;
if one would train others,
one should be well controlled oneself.
Difficult, indeed, is self-control.

Dhammapada 12.159
The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Path of Wisdom, translated from Pāli by Acharya Buddharakkhita

Daily Words of the Buddha for November 22, 2017

Pāli Word a Day for November 22, 2017– khayānupassin — realizing the fact of decay

Kalyāṇamitto yo bhikkhu, sappatisso sagāravo;
Karaṃ mittānaṃ vacanaṃ, sampajāno patissato;
Pāpuṇe anupubbena, sabbasaṃyojanakkhayaṃ.

When a bhikkhu has good friends, and is reverential and respectful;
Doing what one’s friends advise, clearly comprehending and mindful;
One may progressively attain the destruction of all fetters.

Itivuttaka 1.17
The Udāna and the Itivuttaka, trans. John D. Ireland

Hauʻōli aloha Pōʻakōlu

Aloha kākahiāka a me nā Hauʻōli aloha Pōʻakōlu ōukōu … Ē ho mai, aloha mai ē ho mai ē.  Hōʻomanāʻo ī ōla Pōnō. Ō kā maluhia nō me ʻoe.


Good morning and Happy Aloha Wednesday, everyone.  Bring to me the love of the spirit of aloha.  Remember to live right. Peace be with you.


Let’s all remind one another to always “Live pono” (Live right) It is very important when carrying the spirit of aloha within. What we do & what we say can be empowering or endangering in someone’s life. Remember words can never be undone. So really think about what you say before you say it. make sure it’s uplifting & building one’s confidence.  That’s what sharing aloha is all about.  Share aloha, be aloha, live aloha mau loa! (always).  A hui hou apopo, malama pono (until we meet again tomorrow, take care.)

List Of 160+ Herbs With Uses And Benefits!

On this page you will find our alphabetical list of 150+ 189 herbs! Every herb in our list has its own dedicated page on this site – with pictures and very detailed info! Follow the links to learn more about each herb. The goal of the individual herbs’ pages is to gather information about the plant in one place, so that anyone researching it can have quick access to information.

Please bookmark this page so that you can use it as a “quick lookup” when you want to learn all about a herb. […]

Source: List Of 160+ Herbs With Uses And Benefits!

Daily Astrology Predictions for Tuesday, November 21, 2017


The Venus-Pluto sextile brings about more clarity in various situations, a deeper and finer understanding of one’s place and role in the family and society.

You could feel the need to do more about your domestic duties or love life in order to sort things out.
Aries Today

You have a good chance at succeeding in domestic and business pursuits. The changes that you intend to make will be appreciated, but you may want to consider other opinions as well.

You shouldn’t take on too many responsibilities, or you might be unable to cope with them all.

During the afternoon you’ll meet someone special.
Taurus Today

Today isn’t a very good time to meet with friends or get involved in business activities. People may misunderstand your desire for change.

All is well in your love life.

You should pay professional tasks the due attention.
Gemini Today

During the morning you…

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Healing Properties and Uses of Amethyst


As 3 of the must-having crystals.I think the following information about Amethyst you need to know.

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Color: Violet, light or dark purple

Planet: Saturn

Birthstone: February

Anniversary Stone: 6

Energies: Power, Protection, Healing

Chakra: Seventh Chakra – Crown or Pineal Gland

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Meaning of Amethyst

It’s a stone traditionally worn to guard against drunkeness and to instill a sober mind. It comes from the Greek meaning “without drunkenness”.

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Healing Properties of Amethyst

As it’s one of well known mineral and gemstone in this world. Amethyst is called Purple Quartz in some areas, it’s a meditative and protection stone which helps relieve stress and strain, calms irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger and anxiety. It helps remove negativity. It possesses strong healing and cleansing powers, brings emotional stability and inner strength. Helps encourage sobriety. Improves focus, memory, and motivation.

It helps one strengthen the…

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Medicinal Herbs: Arnica

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Arnica {Arnica montana}

Arnica has been an important topical healing herb since the 15th century. It is a member of the large and varied Asteraceae, or Composite family, along with sunflowers, daisies, lettuce, and chicory. This perennial herb originated in the mountains of Europe and Siberia and is now widely cultivated in North America.

The plant’s genus name derives from arna, Greek for “lamb,” because of the soft, fleecy hair on its green leaves. It reaches an average height of one to two feet and produces daisy-like yellow-orange flowers that begin to bloom in May.

Healing Properties

Arnica’s flower heads, either fresh or dried, are the base of creams, salves, ointments, liniments, or tinctures that are applied to the skin to treat muscle aches, sprains, strains, and bruises. Arnica can also be useful in treating superficial phlebitis, inflamed insect bites, and swelling from broken bones. There…

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Daily Words of the Buddha for November 21, 2017

Pāli Word a Day for November 21, 2017 —  ajalita — a + jalita= not + on fire = that which does not burn, i.e. has been cooled, nibbāna

Ye dhammā hetuppabhavā,
tesaṃ hetuṃ Tathāgato āha
tesañca yo nirodho;
evaṃvādī Mahāsamaṇo.

Those phenomena arising from a cause,
of these the Enlightened One has told the cause
and also their cessation;
this is the “doctrine” of the Great Recluse.

Vinaya 3.60
The Discourse Summaries by S.N. Goenka

The Real Reason You Can’t Stand Clutter, Explained

It bifurcates our attention.

When I’m feeling crazy, I find that an organizational frenzy calms my mind. The more cluttered my mind, the more peace I feel when my environment is harmonious. I feel less stressed when I pick up, clean off, put away (neatly), and get rid of what’s no longer necessary—in the trash, the recycling, or a donation box.  […]

Source: The Real Reason You Can’t Stand Clutter, Explained

The 7 Soul Types: Aligning with Your True Path with Ryan Angelo | The Shift Network

Did you know that all of your challenges in life are in fact caused by being out of alignment with your soul?

When you are out of touch with who you truly are, life becomes difficult in all areas, whether it’s finances, health, relationships or career.

The key to finding true ease and fulfillment in life is simply discovering and walking your unique soul path. […]

Source: The 7 Soul Types: Aligning with Your True Path with Ryan Angelo | The Shift Network

Daily Words of the Buddha for November 18, 2017

Pāli Word a Day for November 18, 2017 — appamāṇo — without measure, immeasurable, endless, boundless, limitless

Yato yato sammasati
khandhānaṃ udayabbayaṃ,
labhatī pītipāmojjaṃ,
amataṃ taṃ vijānataṃ.

Whenever and wherever one encounters
the arising and passing away of the mental-physical structure,
one enjoys bliss and delight,
[which lead on to] the deathless stage experienced by the wise.

Dhammapada 25.374
The Discourse Summaries by S.N. Goenka