A Single Handful »

by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu (1906 – 1993)   Buddhadasa Bhikkhu became a monk in 1926, at the age of twenty. He is best known for establishing Suan Mokkh Monastery for the practice … »

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Pilgrimage to Nepal and India in November 2012 »

by Man Wong   A pilgrimage is a journey to a sacred place as an act of faith and devotion; and should be done with feelings of reverence so as to purify … »

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Tea and Rice »

by Zen Master Dogen   Dōgen Zenji 道元禅師 (19 January 1200 – 22 September 1253) was a Japanese Zen Buddhist teacher born in Kyōto. He founded the Sōtō school of Zen in Japan after travelling to … »

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Faith »

by Sharon Salzberg   Sharon first encountered Buddhism in 1969, in an Asian philosophy course at the State University of New York, Buffalo. The course sparked an interest that, in 1970, took … »

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Buddhism as a Philosophy of Life »

by Venerable Guan Cheng   The Venerable Guan Cheng has been Abbot of the International Buddhist Society (Guan Yin Temple) and President of its Board of Directors since 1999. Born in Hong … »

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