August 14, 2019

Thai King Bestows High Honor on Western Buddhists

Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn (Rama X) recently invited four senior Western monks in the Thai Forest Tradition of Theravada Buddhism to receive royal titles in honor of their contribution to Buddhism in Thailand
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 gravitational pull of  the earth. Once it has served its […]
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 only be abandoned through practice of the Eightfold Path. If […]
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 our life wherever it is possible to do so. Beware […]