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Buddha and Now: From selfie to self

Have you taken a selfie with the Buddha yet? Puzzled! Think it is not possible! Probably it is, the answer is simple, look inside yourself,...

True compassion

In the context of Buddhist thought, true compassion has three distinctive characteristics, i.e., it is void of self, void of form and void of...

Seven kinds of transgression or offence, Āpatti

The rules of discipline first laid down by the Buddha are called Mfilapanizatti (the root regulation); those supplemented later are known as Anupaňňatti. Together...

Monks undertake Gyan Yatra in Bodh Gaya

Several monks and hundreds of Buddhists undertook a Gyan Yatra on Monday morning, January 30, 2017, by walking the 6 kilometre Buddha Marg between Prak Bodhi,...

Golden Jubilee Celebrations…Nalanda journal

Nalanda journal, based on Buddhism and Indian culture, was founded by Pandit Dharmadha Mahasthavir. First published in 1966, the journal was created with the...

Dangers of intoxicating drinks (liquors) in Buddhist tradition

-By Pham Nhat Huong Thao In Pāḷi, the term majja1 refers to intoxicant, intoxicating drink, spirits2. Besides, surā3 is also another term related to intoxicating...

Benefits of controlling your anger – The Dhammapada

  At last the day had arrived for Sameer when he would be giving an important presentation in front of the board members. He had...

Choose a fool or be alone…Dhammapada verse 61

I know it’s just six in the morning and my shift starts at 11. Still for the last one month, I am getting up...

The Proper Way to Impart Buddhism

Imparting Buddhism to children should be in accordance with the Dharma and appropriate to the character of the children. (a) In accordance with the Dharma—Dharma...

Siddhartha…from Shakyan Prince to Shakyamuni

The section–Life of Buddha–so far traced the birth, childhood, youth and parivrajaka of Siddhartha. After witnessing The Four Sights, Siddhartha renounced luxuries to understand...

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