This video explains both passive and aggressive methods for memorizing Pāḷi with the Rote Method.
It is quite common in Myanmar to offer robes at the end of the Rainy Season (vassa) in a ceremony called Kaṭhina. How long do monk’s robes last? A monk normally has a set of three robes; a lower robe, an upper robe and a double robe sometimes referred to as the outer robe. During Kaṭhina, a set of robes are offered, but usually just the lower and upper robes since the double robe or outer robe lasts a long time. I’m not sure how old my double robe is, but I think it may be seven years old. It […]
The Monastery Murder Massacre that happened in Vesālī during the time of The Buddha is not well known among lay people
If you are a monk, nun or a practicing yogi who has vowed to not eat after Noon, you will benefit from this app.
I once had a job interview at Merrill Lynch in The World Financial Center which was connected to The World Trade Center by a sky bridge.
Sometimes it is difficult to find free Buddha pictures. Even when Google shows you “free pictures,” sometimes, they require an account or were not really free in the first place. As a monk, even with our timeless Buddha, I still respect copyrights and encourage others to do the same. That is also one of the reasons why I use Linux as my main operating system. PhotoDharma.net has thousands of Buddha and other related pictures all with the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike copyright. The website has over 150gb worth of photos. What does that mean? It means that you can do […]
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.
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.
Rice soup is most popularly known as Congee (Kahn-Jee). However in the Buddhist world, it is referred to as yāgu in the Pāḷi Language.