The Mind is the Source of Unwholesomeness
The Buddha often explained emptiness and impermanence by getting people to think about how phenomena arise, change, and decline. Read more.
Grounding Relationships in Oneness
When we can practice viewing ourselves and others through a lens of oneness, we will no longer engage in meaningless Read more.
Be Satisfied with What You Have
Greed narrows our vision as it obscures the wealth of wisdom contained in our inherent Buddha nature. Read more.
Better Silent than Noisy
The great masters of the Chan School have always been like leisurely clouds and wild cranes, sometimes dwelling in the Read more.
The Four Bases of Mindfulness
Meditation is not about sitting quietly with your eyes closed—this is just one method for developing meditative concentration. What matters Read more.
Photo from Hsi Lai Temple Offering lamps at Buddhist temples and stupas is a common practice. The Flower Adornment Sutra Read more.
How is a Life of Perfect Wealth Attained?
The Sumati Sutra discusses fulfilling both worldly and supramundane needs. Sumati’s first three questions are regarding obtaining an elegant appearance, Read more.
Make Buddha Images in This Very Mind
Why should people create Buddha images? Did the Buddha really want everyone to make images of him and worship his Read more.
Take Deep Joy in the True Dharma
Photo from Pixabay “True Dharma” means those teachings which are right, correct, and do not deviate from the Middle Way. Read more.
Inspire and Be Inspired
Photo by Myriams-Fotos on Pixabay Do you feel inspired when you see people help each other? Not everyone is. Some Read more.