dalai lama


From the Oxford Dictionary of English, this week’s word:
ahimsa n. [mass noun] (in the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jainist tradition) respect for all living things and avoidance of violence towards others. Sanskrit, from a ‘non-, without’ + hisā ‘violence’.
Writing Prompt: Create a world where the practice of ahimsa is part of the foundation of society. What is different about that world than ours?

Journaling Prompt: In what ways do you practice ahimsa? In what ways do you not practice ahimsa?

Art Prompt: Ahimsa

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