Do Buddhists Believe in God?

Written by on May 4, 2012 in Poetry, Tea & Conversation with 3 Comments

Do Buddhists Believe in God?

I do

I add to the Ocean’s joy
The tiny drop of water
its song
its tears
its story begun and ended in a flash

The Ocean gives
and receives
The cycle recycles
Each time I return
I add to the Ocean’s joy

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
blue blutterfly

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About the Author: Demian Yumei loves writing, singing and using various artistic mediums to convey ideas and touch the human heart. She has been advocating for other people and causes since she was a kid. Hanging with her grandkids, being with her family and sharing tea and conversation with a dear friend or two is pretty much all the social life she needs. She loves spending as much time as she can with her youngest child who hasn't yet left the nest. Demian is the author of "Little Yellow Pear Tomatoes" an award winning children's book on interconnectedness based on the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, and singer/songwriter of the CD, "For the Sake of Love". She is constantly engaged in some creative project, often several at a time, and has ideas for more that she will need at least another lifetime to fulfill. .


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 @Jenny Mao Hi Jenny, and welcome. Your comment appears to be spam as it goes to a commercial site...actually both your profile link and link in the comment go to a 404 page, so the links are broken. Anyway, Livefyre treated your comment as spam. However, I did want to give you the benefit of the doubt, so I manually approved your comment. 


Your statement, "Buddhism is a way of life that can be applied to other religions" is true. I have heard some Buddhists make the assertion that Buddhism does not believe in God or god or whatever. My point is that because Buddhism is a way of life that can be applied to any religion the belief in God is not incongruent with Buddhism.


I wrote this poem to share my perception of God within my understanding of a Buddhist concept.


Thank you for making a comment. I haven't worked on this blog for a good long while, and am going through a prioritizing phase in my life right now. Too many projects on the table. :)  Anyway, I hope life is being good to you, and thank you for sharing.

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