|18/04/2010 02:52 (GMT+7)|
Bodhisattva (becoming Buddha), the Buddha’s first priority was to strive
for the welfare and good of all beings (lokatthacāriya). By striving
for the welfare and good of all beings and by striving to perfect
himself, he was able to become the Buddha.
|18/04/2010 02:51 (GMT+7)|
During the last few years, there has been a surge of interest in the
of death. Unusual as such concern is in our society, there have been
periods in the past when major thinkers have studied the process of
its consequence, death.
|29/03/2010 21:51 (GMT+7)|
It is perhaps significant that ku.n.da means not only a vessel, but also a welspring, or especially a sacred source, and that one who drinks from a ku.n.da of earthenware on themanner here described still actually drinks from a flowing stream.
|29/03/2010 21:50 (GMT+7)|
Can a person integrate two or more distinct religions into his life? This essay aims to enhance a dialogueand hence mutual understanding between the West and East on this matter by showing how the Chinesepractice of religion is different from that of most Westerners.
|29/03/2010 21:51 (GMT+7)|
The Tibetan Buddhist teachings on death and rebirth are unique
and very complete. They usually interest everybody who gets them. In
order to understand about death and rebirth, it’s important to begin by
observing the nature of our mind. Looking at the mind we often think
that there are two things.
|29/03/2010 21:54 (GMT+7)|
Never does man come to the end of his search
the nature expecting to gain more things to fill his ever-wanting
storehouse. From the outset, he is doomed to face a world that tends
reduce his ability as he recognizes his hands are too short and his
are too slow to catch up the swift flow of existence.
|29/03/2010 21:44 (GMT+7)|
O you, with a nature of good qualities, who’ve become worthy through constructive deeds,
Please listen to these (verses) in noble meter, Which I’ve compiled in short for the sake of (instilling) An intention for the
positive force that comes from (following) explanations of the Blissfully Gone (Buddha’s) speech.
|29/03/2010 21:43 (GMT+7)|
One great question underlies our experience, whether we think about
it consciously or not: What is the purpose of life? I have considered
this question and would like to share my thoughts in the hope that they
may be of direct, practical benefit to those who read them.
|29/03/2010 21:50 (GMT+7)|
I would like to say something concerning religious harmony.
Sometimes, conflicts involve religious faiths. For instance, previously
in Northern Ireland, although the conflict was basically a political
issue, it quickly became a religious issue. This was very unfortunate.
Today, followers of Shia and Sunni are also sometimes fighting each
|01/04/2010 22:13 (GMT+7)|
The study of
彌勒 Mile (Maitreya) Metrak with its wide-ranging appeal is of great
importance in the history of Indian and Chinese Buddhism. The
present study is mainly concerned with the channel and medium through
which Indian Buddhism found its way into China.
|02/04/2010 23:10 (GMT+7)|
What language was used by
primitive Buddhism? This is problem yet unsolved among the learned
circles. Based upon some new materials I wish to propose my personal
views concerning this problem.
|07/04/2010 23:19 (GMT+7)|
In Dharamsala, where I live, this sort of things occurs
two, three, four times a year. It is not uncommon, even though someone
needs to be at a high level
of spiritual practice to do this. This ability can be attained.
|17/04/2010 04:47 (GMT+7)|
When Buddhism arrived in China, it was transformed by
Chinese culture, and Chinese culture was similarly transformed by
Buddhism. Our ability to understand religion in pre-Buddhist China has been dominated by the study of
Religious Daoism, but the problem is that this religion itself was
quite new to China
in the Han Dynasty.
|04/08/2011 01:56 (GMT+7)|
While governance is the exercise of authority
– political, economic and administrative – to manage national resources
and affairs, good governance is the art of making the government more
receptive and accountable to the needs and aspirations of its populace.
|18/04/2010 02:40 (GMT+7)|
in the West has reached its second century. If the Asian
experience of Buddhist history is any judge, it may be another hundred
years before a truly indigenous Western Buddhism flourishes here in the
Americas and Europe.
|08/05/2010 03:02 (GMT+7)|
Gautama Buddha who lived in India approximately 2,500 years ago
can be identified as the first environmentalist who introduced the
concept of Sustainable development.
|08/05/2010 03:00 (GMT+7)|
the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution until today – in the space
of about 250 years, human consumption has increasingly outstripped
natural resources and seriously disrupted the order and balance of our
|08/05/2010 02:58 (GMT+7)|
environmental protection focuses more on the inner-self—the achievement
of spiritual peace. Even with the technological advancements in modern
society, the world is still bounded by materialistic and spiritual
means no matter the cause.
|08/05/2010 02:55 (GMT+7)|
This definition is in accordance with the Buddhist view.According to
Buddhism, there are two kinds of form of lives. These two forms are
correlated and cannot be separated.One is the Physical world.This is the
material world that we need to rely on for our daily material needs and
|04/06/2010 23:51 (GMT+7)|
is amazing that the Buddha taught us to “GO GREEN” more than
2,600 years ago while we got thrilled and excited about this phrase only
in the last few decades. The momentum of course truly picked up in this
last decade with many country level commitment and signatories such as
the Kyoto Protocol.