This is a story about Ajahn Siripanno, who gave up everything and becoming a Theravada Buddhist forest monk in Thailand. His father is a successful businessman with net worth of billions of Dollars.
A short introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, and overview of rituals and rituals objects such as Mandala, Prayer Wheels, Prayer Flags etc.
A ten-day silent Vipassana meditation course can be a scary proposition--especially when you're asked to turn over your car keys and cell phone on arrival. Here's why you shouldn't worry about being brainwashed.
The Untold Life of Jesus and his studies of Buddhism and Hinduism. This is a speculative theory and not in any way meant to deny or discredit any alternative beliefs. The research behind this hub comes from several sources, including the...
Buddhism is not a religion which has a doctrine, creed, or cult. Its precepts are based on a philosophy that the universe exists in our minds, as a set of patterns and movements, always changing. We live in the present, as the sum of our experiences.
In Zen meditation, we practice seeing things as they are. This leads to wonderful gifts of insight, and to skills we must use carefully, such as foresight and hindsight.
Are you a victim of the monkey mind? Find out what the term means, how it manifests itself, and what steps you can take to alleviate it.
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) Debi: You know what you need? Marty: What? Debi: Shakabuku. Marty: You wanna tell me what that means? Debi: It's a swift, spiritual kick to the head that alters your reality forever. Marty: Oh, that'd be good. I...
Buddhaguna chanting to make life better! The Advantages of Chanting Buddhaguna by Phra Dhebsinghaburajarn and English version by Dr. Suchitra Ronruen Chanting the holy stanzas is the way of life. A person who chants every day will be good and...
Zen is a difficult concept to understand. We often overthink life so much, that we do not take the time to enjoy the experiences it holds for us. Live in the moment!