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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, Nick was young, full of confidence with a huge ego. […]
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 can to help the world. Not everyone can help in […]
March 14, 2020

Feeling Overwhelmed? “RAIN” is an ancient Buddhist way to cope with hardship

RAIN is an ancient Buddhist way to cope with hardship. For those who want to unpack the wisdom embedded in RAIN and transform it into specific and digestible techniques that anyone can put into practice, […]
March 11, 2020

Mindfulness, Nibbana and role of Maha Sangha

Monday, March 9, 2020 – 01:00 Print Edition  Features KKS Perera A young monk studying a Buddhist text. Picture by Saman Sri Wedage The most significant feature of the Buddha Dhamma is awareness- awareness of […]
March 11, 2020

Significance of discourse in Buddhism

From ignorance to understanding Monday, March 9, 2020 – 01:00 Features Bhante Dhammika of Australia One must study the Buddha’s words in tranquility and peace. While Buddhism was a missionary religion from the very beginning, […]
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 in very long future, he was once a very handsome […]
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? A: Basically, there are two reasons. The first reason is […]
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 from it with present. Make the best of the present […]
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 often have to examine our own readiness on how much […]
March 11, 2020

Buddhism: A Look Into the Beliefs, Practices & History 

Siddhartha Gautama was a spiritual leader, philosopher, and teacher who was born in Lumbini, Nepal around the sixth century B.C.
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, if one pays attention only to practicing Dhamma in order […]
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 playing chess As we are not always a player, but […]
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 you have to be feelingless like a statue. Equanimity is […]
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 state of mind at the time of death can influence […]
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 rebirth should not believe in. When choosing to walk in […]
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