January 31, 2020

What Is Enlightenment Really?

By Giovanni Dienstmann on Saturday December 31st, 2016 Finding The True Path To Liberation Buddhist monks, Hindu yogis, modern spiritual teachers, and Burning Man enthusiasts all use the term “spiritual enlightenment” – but are they […]
January 8, 2020

THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE RAY-BAN WEARING MONK OF KOH SAMUI

December 26, 2019 Karl Smallwood  On the scenic Thai island of Koh Sumai, tucked away in the Wat Khunaram temple is the mummified body of one of Thailand’s most famous monks- Luang Pho Daeng. Remarkably well […]
December 15, 2019

Star Wars “The Last Jedi “based on Buddhist Philosophy

  Lucasfilm Ltd. STAR WARS How Luke’s final act made the Skywalker Saga’s Buddhist themes more explicit By Siddhant Adlakha  Dec 13, 2019  Two hours and eighteen minutes into The Last Jedi, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) projects his avatar from across the […]
December 9, 2019

Understanding the Eight Realizations of Great Beings

Shweta Advani “The Sutra of the eight realizations of great beings” is one of the oldest and most influential Buddhist Sutra. Thich Nhat Hanh’s commentary on this profound sutra explains in detail how to embody […]
December 6, 2019

The 10 Most Gorgeous Buddha Statues in Thailand

A peaceful Buddha face peering through a wall, Sukhothai | © Adam Jones / Flickr A predominantly Buddhist nation, it is little surprise to find that Thailand has thousands of Buddhist temples and even more […]
November 29, 2019

The Story of Jivaka, the Buddha’s Personal Physician

By BD Dipen Buddhistdoor Global | 2019-11-01 Statue of Jivaka in Khok Kwai, Uthaithani, Thailand. From twitter.com Jivaka was a renowned physician in ancient India and a contemporary of the Buddha. While he is not well known […]
November 29, 2019

The Do’s and Don’ts of using Buddha Images – what everyone should know

The Knowing Buddha Organization Meditation Master Acharavadee Wongsakon, President Do’s with regard to Buddha           Once you enter Buddha’s land you will see many temples and Buddha statues both inside and outside the temples […]
November 28, 2019

In Search of the Real Buddha

The Buddha was a real historical person who ate, slept, sweated, and got tired. Yet he was also an extraordinary person who developed inspiring qualities that we are all capable of developing. If you find some of the details of the developed hagiography of the Buddha an off-putting burden, look to him as a great human teacher of the path beyond human limitation.
November 28, 2019

Who Was the Buddha?

BY ANDREA MILLER| NOVEMBER 15, 2019   For thirteen years, I’ve worked as a journalist, interviewing writers, actors, activists, dharma teachers, and more. Recently, someone asked me whom I’d interview if there were no limits and I […]
November 25, 2019

BUDDHA’S Image should not be used for decorating Hotels, Bars, Spas or your home

The Bali Times Newspaper The resort Island of Bali is one of the largest producers and exporters of Buddha images around the world and according to the Knowing Buddha Organization needs to STOP commercializing Buddha’s […]
October 3, 2019

Ancient Philosophers who attempted to resurrect Buddha’s Dhamma

Professor  N. A.de S. Amaratunga Posted on October 2nd, 2019 As Buddha had seen by experience that life is Anithya, Dukka, Anathma” (impermanent, sorrow, no-self) and as he did not want to believe what he […]
September 30, 2019

Buddhist Sculptures of High Artistic Value Destroyed

58 cliff-carved Buddhist sculptures demolished by chinese government
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