Q: In the West it is thought that desire, especially sexual desire, is a problem because it is largely unconscious. It is also thought that
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
During this period of the Corona virus pandemic, and the worldwide lock-down of millions of people, great acts of compassion and self-sacrifice are being carried
Buddhism sees life as a process of constant change, and its practices aim to take advantage of this. It means that one can change for
(This is an exceptional article I read awhile ago, I think you’ll find it useful) We like to think of Buddhist wisdom as something subtle
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