Gautama Buddha (c. 563 – c. 483 BC) was a teacher, and religious leader. “Buddha”, meaning “awakened one” or “enlightened one” is a title, not a name; the Shakyamuni Buddha, whose original name was Siddhartha Gautama, was the founder of Buddhism.
Some of the fundamentals of the teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha are:
The Four Noble Truths: that suffering is an ingrained part of existence; that the origin of suffering is craving for sensuality, acquisition of identity, and annihilation; that suffering can be ended; and that following the Noble Eightfold Path is the means to accomplish this.
The Noble Eightfold Path: right understanding, right thought, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration.
Dependent origination: the mind creates suffering as a natural product of a complex process.
Rejection of the infallibility of accepted scripture: Teachings should not be accepted unless they are borne out by our experience and are praised by
Christmas or Christmas Day (Also known as Christ’s Mass, Nativity, Noel) is a holiday held on December 25 to commemorate Traditional birthday of Jesus, the central figure of Christianity. Popular modern customs of the holiday include gift-giving, music, an exchange of greeting cards, church celebrations, a special meal, and the display of various decorations; including Christmas trees, lights, garlands, mistletoe, nativity scenes, and holly.
Some Classic Quotes on Christmas:
“ Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.”
~ Helen Steiner Rice
“ I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
~ Charles Dickens
“ What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.”
~ Agnes M. Pahro
“ As long as we
Cute Christmas quotes, Humorous Christmas quotations, Funny Christmas sayings and Christmas funny quotations:
“ Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people once a year.”
~ Victor Borge
“ Santa is very jolly because he knows where all the bad girls live.”
~ Dennis Miller
“ Nothing’s as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.”
~ Kin Hubbard
“ I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.”
~ Shirley Temple
“ Why is Christmas just like a day at the office? You do all the work and the fat guy with the suit gets all the credit.”
“ Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes. I also cry at weddings. I should have cried at a couple of my own.”
~ Ethel Merman
“ The one thing women don’t want to find in their stockings on Christmas
Christmas verses for Christmas cards, Christmas cards verses and Christmas poems
Oh! lovely voices of the sky
Which hymned the Saviour’s birth,
Are ye not singing still on high,
Ye that sang, “Peace on earth”?
~ Felicia Hemans
“ Sing hey! Sing hey!
For Christmas Day;
Twine mistletoe and holly.
For a friendship glows
In winter snows,
And so let’s all be jolly!”
“ At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year.”
~ Thomas Tusser
“ Let Christmas not become a thing
Merely of merchant’s trafficking,
Of tinsel, bell and holly wreath
And surface pleasure, but beneath
The childish glamour, let us find
Nourishment for soul and mind.
Let us follow kinder ways
Through our teeming human maze,
And help the age of peace to come
From a Dreamer’s martyrdom.”
~ Madeline Morse
‘Tis blessed to bestow, and yet,
Could we bestow the gifts we get,
And keep the ones we give away,
How happy were our Christmas day!
~ Carolyn Wells
“ Christmas is forever, not for just
Easter is the most important annual religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. According to Christian scripture, Jesus was resurrected from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. Some Christians celebrate this resurrection on Easter Day or Easter Sunday (also Resurrection Day or Resurrection Sunday).
Easter is a moveable feast, meaning it is not fixed in relation to the civil calendar. The date of Easter varies between March 22 and April 25.
Some Classic Quotes on Easter:
“ The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances.”
~ Robert Flatt
“ Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness.”
~ Floyd W. Tomkins
“ Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless.”
~ Charles M. Crowe
“ The great gift of Easter is hope – Christian hope which makes