September 8, 2019

The Burning Planet, the Internet and Buddhism

Planet Earth on fire as a result of Climate change According to Buddhist meditation Master Acharavadee Wongsakon we have not been good stewards of the planet. We as a society have allowed corporate greed and our own unbridled consumption to bring our planet to the brink of disaster.
November 29, 2019

Show some respect for our Lord Buddha!

I believe all of us must have had someone whom we hold in high regard and don't wish to see him or her being insulted in any way. It feels good to see other people show him or her respect the same way we do but we can't help feeling offended if they do the complete opposite. Complaints are common reactions in most negative cases, and things often get much more intense as far as religious figures are concerned. Late last month, an activist group of Thai Buddhists called "Knowing Buddha" organised a demonstration in Bangkok to protest against commercial practices that show disrespect to Buddha.
November 29, 2019

How Not to Treat the Buddha

New York Times  Newspaper BY DIDI KIRSTEN TATLOW  MARCH 4, 2013  BEIJING — Would you be offended by a toilet seat cover sporting an image of Jesus? Or Muhammad? Some Thai Buddhists are upset that […]
November 30, 2019

Buddhist Meal Time Prayer

Buddhism The following prayer, whose author is unknown, comes from the Buddhist tradition. Meal Time Prayer This food is the gift of the whole universe, Each morsel is a sacrifice of life, May I be […]