Many people want to go to Heaven or human worlds but most people do not know what is needed to go there, let alone enlightenment.
A long but clear and interesting religious post on what happens after death according to Classical Theravāda Buddhism.
When we give water to the Bodhi Tree, it is not uncommon to give pure bottled drinking water to it.
This small quote is from the first verse spoken by the Buddha when he was asked, “What is the highest blessing?”
What to do when someone “gives” anger? Today is Boxing Day.
Most Westerners do not like the ancient commentaries or the Abhidhamma. Here is a story.
The Mass–energy equivalence is one of the most famous physics equations known to the general population. Did the Buddha know this beforehand? We all know this formula as the explanation for how nuclear energy works, but we really don’ t know much more than that. For my one of my birthdays, I asked a monk who was once a nuclear engineer from Chernobyl to explain to me how it works. He was very kind and took the time to explain it to me in very simple terms I could understand. I was very happy for this birthday gift! One of […]
The most basic and essential chants for beginning lay people should know are listed in order of importance:
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?