Does the Buddhist Rainy Season start on the Full Moon Day or the day after? Find out more.
When I describe my Buddhist monk diet, they give a nod and say “Intermittent Fasting… It’s Healthy.”
Recently, I went to the Dr. This article is not about going out. Instead this article is about coming back and staying on quarantine.
Although it is appalling that the Catholic church allows its priests to continue in the order even after such admissions of guilt for sexual acts, the Buddhism is different.
If you go to a Theravada Buddhist forest monastery in Asia, you are likely to find a full skeleton or parts of a skeleton somewhere where it can be viewed easily. Why?
Recently, I have been getting a few messages wishing me safety and wellbeing with the current news floating around the world about events in Myanmar. I can assure you that our lives have not changed much even with the pandemic. Yes, we have been locked down for nearly a year or maybe longer, but monastery life is pretty much the monastery life. The only thing that is different is we wear masks around other monks who seem to care about masks and lately that mask population has been less and less. We have been on strict lockdown, so the odds […]
Could I say a prayer for someone with cancer? I can, and have, but there was more to say about what I could do for her.
I made a quick video of Venerable Maṇi Sāra who can supposedly balance unbelievable things.. I saw him, picked up a rock and asked him to show me if it was real. Yup. It is real.
Exactly twenty years ago today (February 7, 2001), I followed through with my decision to ordain with lifelong intentions. Although I am only 14 vassa because of a re-ordination ceremony, this day means more to me than my very own birthday. This day was also the day I got my name. Today, I not only have the monk name Bhikkhu Subhūti, but I also have an actual legal passport name of Bhante Bhikkhu Subhuti as well as other essential ID’s too. I remember when I came to Pa-Auk still dressed in white anagārika robes that I got at Wat Pah […]
Did the Pa-Auk Sayadaw name his monastery after himself to immortalize his name? Is this an ego trip? What is the story?