The Joy of Effort »

by Venerable Thanissaro Bhikkhu   WHEN EXPLAINING meditation, the Buddha often drew analogies with the skills of artists, carpenters, musicians, archers, and cooks. Finding the right level of effort, he said, is … »

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Working with Disturbing Emotions »

by Venerable Sangye Khadro   We all know we have both positive and negative emotions. As soon as we hear the words love, kindness, generosity we know they are the … »

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Old Relationships, New Possibilities »

by Dzigar Kongtrul   WE ALL HAVE SOME rough relationships in our lives that seem held together by the stickiness of attachment and expectation. It is true that we have love and … »

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Calm Abiding »

Travel the river of the mind to the vast ocean by Ogyen Trinley Dorje, The 17th Karmapa There are many methods for creating a mind that is one-pointed and joyful, the … »

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Inter-religious joint prayers for world peace, 14 July 2013 »

by Venerable Dr Wei Wu, Abbot of Than Hsiang Monastery, penang   News of the bombing of the Mahabodhi temple at Bodhgaya on July 7, 2013 came as a great shock to Buddhists far … »

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