Do You Wonder Why

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A Power Point Presentation by Bro. Oh Teik Bin, Persatuan Buddhist Hilir Perak, Teluk Intan, Malaysia. For Dhamma Reflection

Text of Do You Wonder Why

  • 1. Do You Wonder Why
  • 2.
    • Living in hunger and misery
    • Whats in store for this childs destiny ?
    Basking in riches and luxury How fortunate can some get to be ?
  • 3.
    • What has brought this lady such ravishing beauty ?
    Have you wondered thoughtfully Why some are born so ugly ?
  • 4.
    • Many are the diseased and the sickly.
    • Some meet with their end so very quickly.
    Good health is a Blessing indeed . But how can this be guaranteed ?
  • 5.
    • There are some with a most intelligent mind.
    • Would you say this is due to the
    • Great Divine ?
    The imbecile, the fool, the moronic What makes them deserve something so tragic ?
  • 6.
    • Some meet their end in a violent way.
    • They cannot bargain for one more day.
    Theres impermanence in everything. A peaceful death is a great blessing.
  • 7.
    • A mind of calm, peace and serenity
    • Is the final Goal
    • of everybody.
    Theres something thats really sad When you meet one who is mad.
  • 8.
    • Many live in abject poverty.
    • Days seem to stretch for Eternity.
    Some are born so very wealthy. Material things come easily.
  • 9.
    • These children are so fortunate indeed.
    • Loving parents tend to their every need.
    Fathers and Mothers they have lost. Much pain this has certainly caused.
  • 10.
    • For the handicapped, times can be rough.
    • To cope with life they need to be tough.
    Being normal physically and mentally Would enable one to live Life meaningfully.
  • 11.
    • Would the wealthy one in his mansion
    • Catch your undivided attention ?
    The homeless ones wander from place to place. Theyre found in every nation, every race.
  • 12.
    • Living in a land of peace and harmony
    • Is truly a real blessing, dont you agree ?
    When natural disasters strike, Many suffer amidst their might.
  • 13.
    • King, Queen or a Member of Royalty
    • Is it mere chance or opportunity ?
    Life is full of hardship and misery For one born an outcast of society.
  • 14.
    • Caught in lands or times of war and strife
    • So many suffer much in their life.
    Its a Blessing to live in a country Thats free from conflict and adversity.
  • 15.
    • Do you want to know most eagerly ?
    • What is the secret to longevity ?
    We want to live life joyfully. No one wants to die so early.
  • 16.
    • For some life is mostly painful and sad
    • With experiences so trying and bad.
    Isnt life so specially good and kind To those who are happy most of the time ?
  • 17. Dear Brothers and Sisters Of Great Humanity : Its time we seek the answers to Lifes Mystery. Only then can we clearly chart our Destiny.
  • 18. The End May You Be Well And Happy ! With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin