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