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Previous Comments By 'ravindranath05'

Reflections on Life from Death Row, by Moyo

FaceBook  On Aug 8, 2016 C. Ravindranath wrote:

 Moyo's story is another sad example of our judicial system. When 'Angulimaal' can turn over a new leaf under the influence of the Buddha, why are we condemning those who have erred? I have met many like Moyo in Indian prisons and they were veritable saints, making me wonder why they were inside a prison when many who ought to have been inside were roaming outside scot free. Are we using prisons as 'correctional' institutions or are we mistaking vengeance as justice? What can we do to stimulate and nurture the good that is in each one of us?


Beggarly, Friendly, and Kingly Giving, by Stephen Levine

FaceBook  On Jun 25, 2013 Ravindranath wrote:

 My father used to say, "Any fool can give away what he does not want. If you give what you want, that is something but the sublime gift is that which you need." I don't know if this is kingly or not but it still makes sense to me.