The Cycle of Rebirth and Death – Soul & Karma

Soul choose its own Parents? Spiritual Karma Reincarnation

Many wonder if soul has the choice to choose its own parents before its birth. Acharya Shree Yogeesh states that the soul has a choice if it has a lot of good karma. If a soul has a lot of bad karma, for example, living a criminal life, that soul will be born to bad parents without choice.

Acharya Shree continues to talk about the truth of karma, karmic theory, and reincarnation.

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Thich Nhat Hanh: Biography
Thich Nhat Hanh ; born October 11, 1926 in central Vietnam) is an expatriate Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist. He joined a Zen monastery at the age of 16, studied Buddhism as a novice, and was fully ordained as a monk in 1949.

Commonly referred to as Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese: Thich Nhat Hanh), the title Thich is used by all Vietnamese monks and nuns, meaning that they are part of the Shakya (Shakyamuni Buddha) clan.

In the early 1960s he founded the School of Youth for Social Services (SYSS) in Saigon. This grassroots relief organization rebuilt bombed villages, set up schools, established medical centers, and resettled families left homeless during the Vietnam War.

He traveled to the U.S. to study at Princeton University, and later to lecture at Cornell University and Columbia University. His main focus at the time however, was to urge the U.S. government to withdraw from Vietnam. He urged Martin Luther King, Jr. to publicly oppose the Vietnam War; King nominated Hanh for the Nobel Peace Prize (January, 1967).

Thich Nhat Hanh has become an important influence in the development of Western Buddhism. His teachings and practices aim to appeal to people from various religious, spiritual, and political backgrounds, intending to offer mindfulness practices for more Western sensibilities. He created the Order of Interbeing in 1966, establishing monastic and practice centers around the world.

As of 2007 his home is the Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region in the South of France and he travels internationally giving retreats and talks. He coined the term Engaged Buddhism in his book Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire.

A long-term exile from Vietnam, he was allowed to return for a trip in 2005 and again in 2007. He has published more than 100 books, including more than 40 in English. A journal for the Order of Interbeing, The Mindfulness Bell is published quarterly which includes a Dharma talk by him.

Nhat Hanh continues to be active in the peace movement, promoting non-violent solutions to conflict. . He conducted a peace walk in Los Angeles in 2005, and again in 2007; . He was awarded the Courage of Conscience award June 16, 1991.
From Wikipedia

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