Avalokiteśvara – compassion of all Buddhas

In Buddhism, Avalokiteśvara ( Sanskrit: अवलोकितेश्वर /ˌʌvəloʊkɪˈteɪʃvərə/) is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. He has 108 avatars; one notable avatar being Padmapāṇi, the one who holds the lotus … More

Robert Nesta Marley

Robert Nesta Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician. Considered one of the pioneers … More

Living the Dakota 38

On the day after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, he ordered the execution of the Dakota 38+2 at Fort Snelling … More

Treaty of Ghent 

The Treaty of Ghent (8 Stat. 218) was the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great … More

Olympic Truce

The Olympic Truce is a tradition originating from Ancient Greece that dates back to 776 BC. A “truce” (Ancient Greek: ékécheiria, meaning “laying down of … More

Jacob and Esau today

The opening paragraph of the Israeli Declaration of Independence not only references the connection of Jewish people to the Land … More

The Treaty of San Francisco

The Treaty of San Francisco, also called the Treaty of Peace with Japan, re-established peaceful relations between Japan and the Allied Powers on behalf … More