What’s with the name?
The Banyan Deer are a reference to my favorite Jataka Tale, a collection of stories about the Buddha's lives before he was enlightened. You can read it here
Fun Fact - The Buddha taught his first sermon in the deer park in Sarnath, India. Sarnath means "Lord of the Deer", a reference ito this Jataka Tale.
Tag Archives: Ten Virtues of a Ruler
In the Pali Canon, there is a list (of course) of the ten qualities that a good ruler should exemplify. Trump fails every point. He is uncharitable, immoral, self-centered, a spouter of obvious and pathetic falsehoods, ridiculously arrogant, painfully undisciplined, as provocable as a tired … Continue reading