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
This restless mind is indeed a source of great suffering. Our mind is at all times craving for satisfaction from external objects: beautiful sights, music,
“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