Monks dedicate their whole life to obtaining harmony, peace, and wisdom. Their mission is to share with the world the life lessons and wisdom they achieved. The home of each individual is a reflection of their psyche’s deepest layers, a place where they feel safest and most relaxed. Because our home is a sacred place, monks give us laws of...
What this post is: an elaboration of two of those Buddha quotes: Monks, these four types of karma have been directly realized, verified, & made known by me. Which four? There is karma that is dark with dark result. There is karma that is bright with bright result. There is karma that is dark & bright with dark & bright...
A common debate among people in modern times, especially among westerners, is that Buddhism is not a religion — but a philosophy or way of life. This of course, is something people are divided on and really depends on various technicalities in how one defines religion. 1) There is no god Unlike Hinduism or other eastern religions, Buddhism does not have...
When I was a young monk, I wondered why the Buddha kept practicing mindfulness and meditation even after he had already become a Buddha. Now I find the answer is plain enough to see.   Read More About: Spiritual Enlightenment Happiness is impermanent, like everything else. In order for happiness to be extended and renewed, you have to learn how to feed your...
Buddhism is one of the world’s most prolific philosophies and provides several antidotes to what we are taught in the West. Learning and embracing the challenges we face in our lives through the adoption of Buddhist principles can help lead to a life of fulfillment. Each person faces unique life circumstances, and the challenges they face are always different. But these...
8 Life Changing Lessons Everyone Can Learn From Lao Tzu
8 Life Changing Lessons Everyone Can Learn From Lao Tzu   Lao Tzu is one of the most famous Chinese philosophers and is the mind behind many important lessons our souls have to learn. He’s the author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of Taoism. He’s been a central figure in China for centuries, and you’re about to find...
It’s been a long time since Confucius walked the Earth, but he is still considered to be one of the most important and influential people that have made a difference in the lives of humanity. His philosophies have significantly impacted people from all around the world, and they are still just as relevant in the year 2017 as they...
What is your impression of the day-to-day of a Buddhist monk? Your visualization may make it appear that the monk-life is a vast departure from modern society, and you’d be pretty close to the truth. However, we can draw inspiration from the way they live their lives. If you are looking to bring more mindfulness and peace to your days,...
20 Life-Changing Buddhist Lessons You NEED In Your Life
1) Love heals everything “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”   2) What you do defines you, not what you say “A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.” “A dog is not considered a good...
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8 Signs You’ll Recognize When You Meet a Fake Nice Person   In life we meet different kinds of people, some are good, some are bad. It is not easy to find out which ones are real and which ones are fake. In fact, it takes time to see the real personality of someone new you meet. But, i this article,...