“Oh, to be the ruler of life, not a slave.” Walt Whitman. What is freedom? Is it living as we choose, our spirits unchained and unhindered by expectations and obligations? Is it releasing the inner entombed soul? A fire that stirs and wakes...
People have always had a vitriolic and vituperative relationship with time. Let’s look through a Buddhist's eyes at how our battle with time makes us unhappy and consider how we can look at time a different way. In one way or another, we’re...
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.
Emptiness is the secret of enlightenment. Once you see the nothing, you are free. No effort is needed. Just a different understanding. Now is the time to free yourself. Emptiness is waiting for you.
A religion that seems to suit the modern world? What are the links between cyberculture and buddhism?
The Xumi Pagoda (also called Sumeru or Summer Pagoda) is a Buddhist pagoda from Hebei province, China.
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!
A short introduction to the Dalai Lama, the Panchen Lama and the Tibetan Buddhism. The article explores the future of religious life in Tibet, in Chinese occupancy.
Buddhism preaches "Ahimsa" meaning not to injure. The name of the religion is derived from the word "Budhi" meaning 'to awaken.' It advocates liberation from ignorance and attainment of "Nirvana."
According to Buddhist teachings, life simply exists, and there is no deeper meaning attached to it other than what we choose to give it. To put it simply, "It is what it is". Buddhists believe that our external situation is created by our minds...