September 18, 2020

Triumph of Life

Master Acharavadee Wongsakon “Sīlena sugatiṃ yanti”..Through precepts, they lead to happiness… “Sīlena bhoga-sampadā”..Through precepts, they bring about wealth… “Sīlena nibbutiṃ yanti” ..Through precepts, they result in Nirvana – the ultimate happiness… “Tasmā sīlaṃ visodhaye” ..Therefore […]
September 17, 2020

7000 Meditators Changed the World

by Jennifer Chase   Meditation is widely recognized as one of the most fruitful, life-enhancing practices you can gift yourself. The science supporting the multitude of mental, emotional and physical benefits meditation provides is overwhelming. […]
September 16, 2020

Kind Speech

“Kind Speech” by Master Acharavadee Wongsakon Kind speech, including writing or commenting with kind and sincere words, is one of the Buddha teachings on the principles of sympathy. It is the second important virtue following […]
September 16, 2020

How to identify a Buddha – ART

Seated Buddha, 338. Gilded bronze. China. Courtesy of the Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B60B1034. Overview The earliest surviving representations of the Buddha date from hundreds of years after his death, so they are not […]
September 15, 2020

Illustrations: The many lives of Gautama Buddha in 18th and 19th century manuscript

The Buddha-to-be was portrayed as a mythical serpent king and the son of blind hermits. Ursula Sims-Williams   Illustrated buddhist manuscripts. | British Library (Public Domain) Illustrated Buddhist manuscripts from mainland Southeast Asia are famous […]

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