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Monday, May 24, 2010

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Have a Meaningful Wesak

"Please tell me according to your ability, be it much or little. It will be my task to penetrate its meaning by way of a hundred or thousand methods." - Sariputta, the Buddha's chief disciple.

What is to be done :
Support all who is for Perpaduan regardless of race, religion, party or background
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Support Perpaduan and support all who support Perpaduan; do not tolerate Perpecahan; send a clear message that divide and rule has no place in today’s Malaysia.

Support unity and support anyone who believes in unity and are taking steps to unite us. Whether it comes from an NGO or individuals like Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia (SABM), the government - 1MALAYSIA, or an internationally affiliated organization like Malaysian Interfaith Network (MIN), anyone who promotes unity deserves our full backing.

We the Rakyat must do all we can to uphold our Perpaduan. Do not allow others to poke holes, belittle in any way or look down on efforts of togetherness. When we allow the non support of Perpaduan, we are promoting Perpecahan and allowing the ultras to win. Support Perpaduan, give credit and honour efforts; regardless of whose efforts they are; as long as it is an effort to unite us, give your vote, lend your voice and join in the support. Even when we are being critical, be constructive and always speak in the positives.

Encourage racial and religious based organizations to embrace a more universal approach. Promote inclusivity; when speaking of the poor, speak of the poor from all races, give data from all groups. When talking about uplifting education standards, talk about how we can lift the standards for all groups of Malaysians, not just any one group.

Let our leaders know that we want them to speak to all of us, to all Malaysians, and not to speak only to Malays or Chinese or Indians or East Malaysians or Christians, Buddhist, Hindu or Muslims, for we are Malaysians and we are all these, so speak to us all as one, as Rakyat Malaysia.

Brother and Sister Malaysians choose Perpaduan and choose it wholeheartedly; only then can we win over those who promote Perpecahan.

At zubedy our programs draw strength from shared values and traditions. We believe at the heart, all Malaysians want good things for themselves and for their brother and sister Malaysians simply because our nation cannot prosper as a whole if some of us are left behind.

Let us add value,
Have A Meaningful Wesak

14 comments:

zorro said...

Anas, I just dedicated a posting to you for your crusade. Thank you very much from an old heart.

Megan said...

it is people like u that convinces me that Malaysia does have a future . may God bless u always

Vincent Hoh said...

That's a wonderful message Anas. All the very best to you and to our fellow Malaysians.

sampalee said...

The fundamental teaching of buddhism is Annata.The self and others of person which seem so real and drive the affairs of the world exist only as Illusion[like the rainbow]Not to be deluded[deceived by the illusion] is the cultivation and realisation is recognising the unchanging nature of Bodhi which is omnipresent,omniscience and Timeless.

Anonymous said...

Dear Anas,
You are a man with a golden heart!!

Mike

LC Teh said...

I wish for peace and enlightenment for everyone

Aaron said...

Anas, Glad to have people like you instead of Ibrahim "Sh!t" Ali and Awang tak Selamat

Anonymous said...

Thank you & May God Bless You and Ur Family Always (^_^)

PH Chin said...

Anas, thanks for your relentless effort for the 'perpaduan' of the 'rakyat'.

Keep up the great work.

God bless you !

adrian said...

Anas, May you continue to be blessed and be successful in life.

mikequah said...

Anas, I like your values that affirm the best that make us human beings.

Thank you for promoting decency in relating at all levels of human associations.

May your efforts reach many decent human beings and encourage them to join energies to contribue to making our homeland a place of peace and well-being.

May you be happy and blessed.

Mikequah

jofica said...

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anas zubedy said...

Dear all, thanks for your comments, support and kind words.. . to quote mikequah, we need "decency in relating at all levels of human associations".

peace, anas

Henley said...

Just a word of thanks straight from the heart for your wonderful message..