When we give water to the Bodhi Tree, it is not uncommon to give pure bottled drinking water to it.
Now the world is getting used to COVID-19 and many countries are announcing a new policy called “Living with COVID”. Now we are too. I will explain.
In 2005 I made a video called, “Knowing and Seeing Pa-Auk Forest Monastery.” This is about the Pa-Auk Main Branch in Mawlamyine. Sayadawgyi was young back then and used to climb the stairs to his mountain kuti twice per day. I will miss that. The title was meant to play with the name of Sayadawgyi’s famous book called, “Knowing and Seeing.” The book is referring to knowing and seeing the detailed Dhammas which were once thought impossible to know and literally “see”. He has since proved that all of this is possible. His original detailed 5 volume book set was […]
Today is my 21 anniversary for when I first got ordained as a monk on February 7th, 2001. As you know there was …
Rainy Season is luckily my favorite and I love all five months of it. Excerpt from Going For Broke: Monasterynote5: Walkman Karaoke, 2004
Pa-Auk finally vaccinated 2000 of its residents across its branch monasteries with a privately sponsored SinoPharm vaccine.
Does the Buddhist Rainy Season start on the Full Moon Day or the day after? Find out more.
Recently, I went to the Dr. This article is not about going out. Instead this article is about coming back and staying on quarantine.
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?
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.