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
Just as a fletcher straightens an arrow shaft, even so the discerning man straightens his mind – so fickle and unsteady, so difficult to guard.
“Suppose that a man, wounded and festering, were to go into a swampy jungle. Its sharp-bladed grasses would pierce his feet; its thorns would scratch
The five precepts are a set of training rules that the Buddha laid out for his followers. Buddhist monks follow over 200 training rules, but
When this world is ever ablaze, why this laughter, why this jubilation? Shrouded in darkness, will you not see the light? Behold this body—a painted
The way, method, that Buddha helped others is remarkable in it’s depth and simplicity. It all makes such simple sense, however, it must be investigated
Buddhist trainees should first determine whether or not their practice is headed toward the Way. Shakyamuni, who was able to harmonize and control his body,
An explanation of the four noble truths, focusing on the aggregate of physical form and showing (1) how all the aggregates are interrelated and (2) how all four noble truths, together with the principle of dependent co-arising, are related to the aggregates.
I will be the first to say, and say it loudly : We are all struggling in our own ways and means, to be happy
Should one find a man who points out faults and who reproves, let him follow such a wise and sagacious person as one would a