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
Homage to all buddhas and bodhisattvas! Thus did I hear at one time. The Bhagavān was dwelling in Anāthapiṇḍada’spark, in the Jeta Grove in Śrāvastī,
The Dhammapada, arguably the most popular Buddhist literature in the world, consists of 423 verses — part poetry, part philosophy, and a exemplary and beneficial
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
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.
How heavy the burden is! When a man is conceived in his mother’s womb, the five aggregates appertaining to him have to be cared for.
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