The Monastery Murder Massacre that happened in Vesālī during the time of The Buddha is not well known among lay people
I have made a list of the most basic Pāḷi terms which will help you in your Theravāda Buddhist Readings and listening to Dhamma Talks.
The most basic and essential chants for beginning lay people should know are listed in order of importance:
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.