The Dhammapada, arguably the most popular Buddhist literature in the world, consists of 423 verses — part poetry, part philosophy, and a exemplary and beneficial
All experience is preceded by mind, Led by mind, Made by mind. Speak or act with a corrupted mind, And suffering follows As the wagon
One of the oldest ways of expressing faith in Buddhism is by taking refuge in the three jewels. Also known as the triple gem and
The eight-fold path is the fourth noble truth, the way to awakening. The Buddha began and ended his teaching career with a discussion of the
This is a hard one to stomach, but it’s true. How can we possibly know? We can hold long-cherished ideals, but the truth is, since
“If we look at an orange tree we can see that it makes an effort every day to have a long continuation. Every day the
Just as a fletcher straightens an arrow shaft, even so the discerning man straightens his mind – so fickle and unsteady, so difficult to guard.
Good deeds can be compared to a pine tree. When we do a good deed it may not attract much attention, whereas evil may at