Negativity can discourage us, add to our stress, put strain on our relationship, make us less productive, and reduce our overall happiness. Positivity on the
The distortions of the mind work on three levels of scale. First, distortions of perception cause us to misperceive the information coming to us through
Mindfulness is all about paying attention on purpose. It allows us to focus fully on the one thing we truly have. This moment.
ACCORDING TO THE TEACHINGS of Manifestation Only Buddhism, our mind has eight aspects or, eight “consciousnesses.” The first five are based in the physical senses.
Ordinarily, mind is in a constant traffic — a thousand and one thoughts go on moving, like a crowd, a mob. With so many objects,
Buddha taught that the source of human suffering and discontent is that we crave and cling to the things of this world under the mistaken
The Dhammapada, arguably the most popular Buddhist literature in the world, consists of 423 verses — part poetry, part philosophy, and a exemplary and beneficial
The five hindrances are negative states of mind that are impediments to Buddhist practice. They are often most clearly seen, and arise as obstacles, in
Now I would like to explain some benefits and merits of altruism and the good heart. The human and deva vehicles — the ultimate aim
Buddhism teaches that acts that cause suffering to oneself or others are rooted in an ignorance of karma. According to teachings of karma, unwholesome actions