Many people have undoubtedly been watching the events occurring between Israel and Palestine, and are shocked by what is unfolding. His Holiness the Dalai Lama recently remarked:
All major religious traditions — Islam, Christianity, Hindu, of course, Jainism and Buddhism – all major religious traditions — teach us the practice of compassion, love, forgiveness, tolerance. So then a person who believes in certain faith, why do you involve in such violence?,”
“It is really very, very sad,
I’m sure some are trying to figure what they can do about this situation, and one alternative isto send some powerful, good energy into the region. Lama Zopa Rinpoche has recently given advice on prayers and practices one can do to help bring peace to Palestine and Israel. His recommendations include:
- Reading the Golden Light Sutra. He mentions that it “this is the best one to read at this time; this brings healing for the whole area,”
- Reciting the White Umbrella Deity (Sitatapatra) praise.