Dhamma

December 4, 2020

Ending the cycle of birth and death – Luang Pu Mun Bhuridatta

Time passes by so quickly like a dream. And then everything changes according to the law of nature. When impermanence rushes in, all things are […]
December 2, 2020

The Stories of Buddha’s Jealous Cousin Devadatta & Kisagotami a Grief Stricken Mother

Devadatta, the cousin and childhood playmate of Buddha became jealous of the Buddha and tried many ways to kill him, inorder that he could lead […]
November 30, 2020

Illusion & Deception – a story by Buddha

In the world of 5G, it cannot be denied that our society today is full of distortion, creating images for one’s own benefit, encroaching on […]
November 30, 2020

Speak only Good Things

Train yourself to be silent or speak only good things. It means do not talk too much about bad thing whether it is right or wrong. If it is not good, it is possible not to talk about it. Because talking or criticizing negatively would pull down and dim your mind.
November 29, 2020

Buddha’s Story about an Elephant and Blind men

The parable of the blind men and the elephant is probably the most widely known and the most loved of all the world’s parables. By […]
November 24, 2020

Merit-Making

Merit  is a concept considered fundamental to Buddhist ethics. It is a beneficial and protective force which accumulates as a result of good deeds, acts, […]
November 23, 2020

The Story of Rupananda meeting Buddha

Princess Janapadakalyani was the daughter of Gotami, the step-mother of Gotama the Buddha; because she was very beautiful she was also known as Rupananda. She […]
November 16, 2020

Karma – a story of Buddha

Buddha was sitting with his disciples. One of them asked him “What is Karma?” Buddha said, “Let me tell you a story.” A king was […]
October 16, 2020

Sacrificing a Life for Dhamma

Once born in this existence, apart from earning a living, creating happiness for oneself, we should have benevolent thoughts, speeches and acts; abstaining from bad […]
October 1, 2020

The Way out of Karma

Death is the end of physical body only. The mind is still trapped in the cycle of birth and death. What kind of life? This […]
September 30, 2020

A Test of Life

No matter when you are in sorrow or happy time, it is a bridge and a test of life to let you detach yourselves from […]
September 29, 2020

What are the odds of being born human and finding true Dhamma?

This question was answered by Lord Buddha 2500 years ago. Suppose there existed a vast and deep ocean the size of this world, and on […]
September 29, 2020

There Is No Sure Thing. There Is Only Impermanence

Meditation practitioners’ often want to experience the supernatural rather than the enlightenment simply because they think reaching Nirvana is impossible and they do not have […]
September 27, 2020

Whatever Arises in the Mind – Just Know it …be Equanimous

    Techovipassana Meditation is the practice of looking inside the mind and burning mental impurities and defilements called kileasas. It is through purifying the […]
September 22, 2020

The World Shaken by the First Noble Treasure

“The World Shaken by the First Noble Treasure” Words from Master One who will reach the end of cycle of suffering must possess 7 noble […]
September 21, 2020

“Fictional Stories” from The Time of Buddha

“Fictional Stories” Supposing… One day, illness comes, with it brings the pain. One day, loss of loved ones come, dead or abandoned. One day, success […]
September 20, 2020

ENLIGHTENMENT – The Great Escape

  Look around – what do you see? Close your eyes and stop the World, with a simple word….. “NOW” With your eyes closed.use your […]
September 13, 2020

Life Contemplation

What’s Master’s Teaching: Life Contemplation By Kanya Yanen Master Acharavadee Wongsakon I feel that the time of this year seems to be locked and pass […]
September 9, 2020

“Things that disappear with the passing of time…”

“Things that disappear with the passing of time” Have we ever thought how much freshness or joyfulness in our lives,  has gone? It looks like […]
August 7, 2020

Reflecting Sign From Up Above

“Reflecting Sign From Up Above” Human living lives against nature and severely hurting the basis of living beings, even more than their own DNA, without […]
July 26, 2020

“The attainment of the First Stage of Enlightenment

“The attainment of the First Stage of Enlightenment (Sotàpattiphala)is superior to emperorship or emperor’s treasure. It is nobler than entering sensuous blissful realms and any […]
July 25, 2020

Meditation Practice Dhamma

Meditation Practice Dhamma When you keep the breath in mind, you get all four frames of reference in one. The breath is “body,” feelings lie […]
July 24, 2020

A Zen Tale – Is that So?

A Zen Tale – Is that So? A beautiful girl in the village was pregnant. Her angry parents demanded to know who was the father. […]
July 22, 2020

Karma is The Pushing Energy Current

“Karma is the pushing energy current”. When that power has reached someone, the dark power hidden in the current will push bad events to happen. […]
July 17, 2020

A Zen Tale – What’s Your Wish?

A Zen Tale – What’s Your Wish? (โปรดอ่านฉบับภาษาไทยด้านล่าง) . Five children were playing this Wishing Game. The first one was asked, “If you had a […]
June 26, 2020

“Mindfulness is the weapon of mind and body”

A sharp mind is very important factor for meditation. We can have a sharp mind by practicing mindfulness, not only during meditation but all the […]
June 23, 2020

Being Born a Human “Here’s the story…”

Being Born a Human “Here’s the Story” by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon   “Can you promise that you won’t be misled by the shell?” “Promise, I […]
June 18, 2020

Living in a World of Restless Energy, Wanting & Discontentment

The Buddha did not say we should not have any desires. He recognized that we live in a world of restless energy, of wanting, of discontent.
March 22, 2020

A Story about overcoming self-isolation, fear and panic

Years ago I had a friend named Nicky, a good looking guy, who ran a successful hedge fund in New York. Like many hedge managers, […]
March 20, 2020

Turn a crisis into gold, self-isolation to inner peace. How to meditate and why mindfulness can be your spiritual guidance.

In every crisis, there is always an opportunity, even in the case of The COVID-19 outbreak which has infected more than 250,000 people and taken at […]
March 20, 2020

“It Is Not a Joke” COVID-19

In this global crisis from COVID-19, we really need to be considerate to each other. Those who have capability or expertise should do anything they […]
March 11, 2020

“The Origin of Fate”

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) This is a story of Buddha’s old karma which is very tragic. Before becoming Gautama Buddha […]
March 11, 2020

Let’s Talk By Master Acharavadee Wongsakon

  (Please find Thai version below) Q: What is the reason that makes Dhamma not enjoyable or how can we understand more from Dhamma listening? […]
March 11, 2020

Images and Quotes

We spend our lives waiting for a long time. Do not wait to do good deeds The act of sacrifice for others Always bring joy […]
March 11, 2020

In a worldly ambition

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) In a worldly ambition, One can expect the time an effort will bear fruit. For spiritual […]
March 11, 2020

“Please be compassionate.”

(Please find Thai version below) We all have a past. Nobody has no past. We all come from the past but we can be free […]
March 11, 2020

“Old Karma…….New Karma”

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) As the working season in the new year has started again, overall the atmosphere looks like […]
March 11, 2020

“Examination of Self”

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Whether or not in the field of class room or in the field of life, we […]
March 11, 2020

“Karma/Actions that make one dignified and graceful.”

Master Acharavadee Wongsakon Our physical condition is the result of our past acts, mixing and cooking to form our shapes and figures. The word ‘graceful […]
March 11, 2020

“Can gods really help people?”

  Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Chinese New Year festival came around once more and every year during this time we usually […]
March 11, 2020

“Faith Takes the Lead”

  Life begins with faith. It is hard for someone to have faith in the level of practicing to reach spiritual liberation. Most people live […]
February 24, 2020

Answers for everyday life Volume 25

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Question: I don’t want to work for the family business anymore because I want to retire […]
February 24, 2020

“The Counter Power”

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) When we talk about merit and sin, it sounds like an unproven issue. However, the ones […]
February 24, 2020

Questions and Answers Issue 11

  Answered by Vipassana Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Maintaining the 5 precepts and practicing Dhamma are what Buddhists should follow. However, […]
February 24, 2020

“Questions and Answers, Volume 19”

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Question : Dear Master, I have a question about what kind of karma causes homosexuality. In […]
February 24, 2020

“Questions and Answers, Volume 32”

  by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Question: Not advancing from meditation practice and feeling discouraged, how to solve this? Answer: You […]
February 24, 2020

“Every man for himself, every karma for himself…then how will we live?”

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) I have received a question on interesting issue and saw that it should be written as […]
February 24, 2020

No one can design his own life entirely

No one can design his own life entirely Because the law of karma also affects our life We cannot take control of our life like […]
February 24, 2020

“Equanimity”

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Equanimity is to maintain the mind not to cling to satisfaction and dissatisfaction. It doesn’t mean […]
February 24, 2020

The Best Thing of Loy Kratong Day (Repost)

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) The Loy Krathong festival is a beautiful tradition. It allows us humans to cultivate the sense […]
February 24, 2020

Where do we go after we die?

  by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Although how or where we will be reborn is generally dependent on karmic forces, our […]
February 24, 2020

“Mindfulness” is what we are supposed to hold in every single moment

“Mindfulness” is what we are supposed to hold in every single moment. “Coincidence” is what those who aim to be free from the cycle of […]
February 24, 2020

“The great warlord”

  by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) The journey to enlightenment is not easy. It is not a trip to pick some […]
February 24, 2020

Most people, few people

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Most people were born for being loved. Few people were born for giving love to others. […]
February 24, 2020

“Supposedly Fictional”

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon One time in the Buddha era, Buddha said to the young man who came in tears to ask him to perform […]
February 24, 2020

Beware of Mishap

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon (Please find Thai version below) Wrong understanding or false view is very dangerous to mankind. Once it is formed, our intention […]
February 19, 2020

The Meditation to Put Out the Bushfires and Fire of Anger

January 11, 2020By Khun Pattana Australia, the land many travelers call paradise, being rich in nature, is now facing the most severe bushfires in history. […]
January 18, 2020

“The Energy that Has Changed”

  I just finished teaching the first Vipassana Course of the year 2020, and it’s the course that I fully taught by myself. I did […]
January 7, 2020

Busyness

Often there is no alternative to being busy.  We have so many responsibilities to fulfil and time is limited. Nevertheless, we should try to simplify […]
January 7, 2020

The Buddha taught that mental suffering is a consequence of mental defilements (kilesas)

The Buddha taught that mental suffering is a consequence of mental defilements (kilesas) , and that no defilement ever goes away by itself, defilements can […]
January 7, 2020

Faith in Buddhism

Faith plays much smaller role in Buddhism then in other religions. It is like the rocket required by a spacecraft to pull free of the […]
December 5, 2019

The Golden Yoke and the Blind Turtle

Right now we have obtained a human rebirth and have the opportunity to attain enlightenment through Dharma practice, so if we waste this precious opportunity […]
October 10, 2019

‘Meaning of True friend’

by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon If there is no love, there will be no religion and no way out of this cycle of birth and death.When […]
October 10, 2019

“Karmic Law “

The way our characters, habits, social status and wisdom are formed. The way other people have a certain reaction towards us, whether it be love, […]
September 13, 2019

Can you recommend some Buddhist books for kids?

BY LION’S ROAR STAFF| SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 Buddhist children’s literature offers parents a fun, gentle way to share dharma concepts and practices with their kids. For babies […]
August 14, 2019

“Forgotten Chance” โอกาสที่ถูกลืม

Forgotten Chance
December 5, 2018

The Golden Yoke and the Blind Turtle

Right now we have obtained a human rebirth and have the opportunity to attain enlightenment through Dharma practice, so if we waste this precious opportunity […]
August 17, 2018

“It is not just that.”

Although there are both up and down in term of virtue in the society, it is pleased to see that people in the society still […]
January 7, 2018

Busyness

Often there is no alternative to being busy.  We have so many responsibilities to fulfil and time is limited. Nevertheless, we should try to simplify […]
January 7, 2018

The Buddha taught that mental suffering is a consequence of mental defilements (kilesas)

The Buddha taught that mental suffering is a consequence of mental defilements (kilesas) , and that no defilement ever goes away by itself, defilements can […]
January 7, 2018

Faith in Buddhism

Faith plays much smaller role in Buddhism then in other religions. It is like the rocket required by a spacecraft to pull free of the […]
December 2, 2013

Results of merit from the deeds we’ve sown

Doing good deeds with true mind and sacrifice physically and mentally will lead to perfect good deeds. However, some who do good deeds with their own ego and let the impurities or Kiles dominate their own mind, when something affects their own individuality, this will diminish the quality of the perfect good deeds.
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