Inner Peace 90 days after the terror in Oslo

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90 days after the terror and the society starts to reflect over what really happened. This is my true story made in the same city at the same time. Earlier that day I was an eye witness to the …

90 days after the terror and the society starts to reflect over what really happened. This is my true story made in the same city at the same time. Earlier that day I was an eye witness to the happenings. Later that day the new on television had new of young innocent politically interested people was shot dead almost 100 lost their life. I have picked out better images and an adapted text different from the first version I made just after the attack, It's a quite unique document as it was made that night as I decided to to walking meditation to calm my spinning thought and I did bring my camera. The film version is here at slideshare as well.

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  • 1. inner peace60 days after the terror in Oslo happened, images taken from the same night only a few km from the killings images and story by kenneth lyngaas
  • 2. Hatred is never appeased by hatred in the world: it is appeased by love. This is the eternal law The Buddha
  • 3. there is a time to heal the sorrow and to feel compassion with all the people who lost their beloved ones in the difficulties of all time
  • 4. the day of horror came to Oslo when a big bomb exploded in the middle of the city people was in chock
  • 5. - some hour later on the island Utøya young innocent politically interested people shot dead with no possibilities to escape
  • 6. - I was a witness the total damage in the city center as I arrived only 2 minutes after the explosion my subway station is just 200 from where it happened
  • 7. - in the evening I was to restless to sit inside I decided to do walkingmeditation to calm my mind and try to gain a momentum of inner peace
  • 8. - just a few blows from my home is the famous Vigeland Sculpture park I took my camera with me and found inner peace
  • 9. - my journey started her at the park entrance
  • 10. - Norway did a marvelous good this that sad day they decided to concur hate with love and by doing so they acted the opposite what the terrorist hoped who are to make people scared
  • 11. - but if we forget the spiritual development
  • 12. - it lies with each of us
  • 13. - responsibilities does not lie with the leaders
  • 14. - and peace starts with within us
  • 15. - when a community is in a state of peace
  • 16. - it can share that peace with neighboring communities
  • 17. - when we do so we feel love and kindness towards others
  • 18. - for all living beings and the nature around us
  • 19. - what is important is to take responsibilities
  • 20. - peace can only last where humans rights is respected
  • 21. - where nations are feed
  • 22. - and where individuals and nations are free
  • 23. - inner peace can only be achieved trough the development of mental peace
  • 24. - material progress is important for human advancement
  • 25. - then we get clinched to things and our mental health suffer
  • 26. - we must seek for balance in life
  • 27. - Buddha found out the hard way in life tried to overcome suffering
  • 28. - this balance Buddha referred to as the middle way
  • 29. - when you have inner peace all eternal problems does not affect you
  • 30. - without inner peace whatever how wealthy or successful you might be
  • 31. - you may still be worried, disturbed or unhappy
  • 32. -my words on inner peace was based on the Nobel lecture 1989, 14th Dalai Lama
  • 33. - there are some simple guidelines on what we should not do
  • 34. - not to destroy life
  • 35. - not to steal
  • 36. -in this park there is a famous angry boy “sinnataggen” with great buddha nature
  • 37. - he says; you will never be punished for your anger
  • 38. - you will be punished by your anger
  • 39. - and as I am walking out of the park I remember: we are what we think
  • 40. - all that arises with our thoughts
  • 41. - I know a lot of people who do not share their happiness and that is sad
  • 42. -thousands of candles can be lit from one single candle and the life of the candle
  • 43. - will not be shortened, happiness never decreases by being shared
  • 44. - these words are dedicated to my brother who left us earlier this year
  • 45. - and to all those who left lost their most beloved ones
  • 46. - in the difficulties of all time
  • 47. - you have my most humble and deepest respect
  • 48. - and I felt satisfied and greater because I decided to follow some- advice by others to do a simple form for meditation by walking
  • 49. - and as you can see there are almost nobody out that night. Thatemptiness helped me with greatness to become silent inside
  • 50. -- everybody should now and then just turn off all your digital equipment and leave home, for a second or a year, the length does not matter, only that you have started developing the inner peace by being with yourself
  • 51. - this is my story from the emptiest park and town in the world that night.So always try to look for a positive side in everything negative
  • 52. - and as time passes memories fades away like water in a river but the feeling of that day will always stay with us
  • 53. - Thanks to Buddha for his wisdom and wisest words and toDalai Lama for carrying the deepest wisdom to everybody on this planet
  • 54. - words, music & images by Kenneth @ buddha jeans please visit me at sustainable fashion design by www.buddhajeans.com