10 Books on the Interpretation and Practice of the Lotus Sutra

10 Books on the Interpretation and Practice of the Lotus Sutra Understanding the Lotus Sutra can be an uphill task for beginners who wish to discover the hidden wisdom of the Lotus Sutra. To make the understanding of the Lotus Sutra, there are books available to enable you to grasp […]


Discourse on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness (Satipatthana Sutta)

Discourse on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness (Satipatthana Sutta) i I heard these words of the Buddha one time when he was living at Kammassadhamma, a market town of the Kuru people. The Buddha addressed the bhikkhus, “O bhikkhus.” And the bhikkhus replied, “Venerable Lord.” The Buddha said, “Bhikkhus, there is […]


Usnisa Vijaya Dharani Sutra: Sutra on the Purifying of All Evil Paths

Usnisa Vijaya Dharani Sutra: Sutra on the Purifying of All Evil Paths  (Translated version of Master Buddhapala during the Tang Dynasty) Usnisa Vijaya Dharani Sutra is one of the many Mahayana sutras that enables one to eradicate all evil karma, thus preventing one’s from falling into the four lower realms of […]


10 Simple Ways to Practice Kindness

    10 Simple Ways to Practice Kindness “Monks, these two people are hard to find in the world. Which two? The one who is first to do a kindness, and the one who is grateful for a kindness done and feels obligated to repay it. These two people are hard […]


5 Proven Attitudes to Have Your Prayers Answered

  Do you want to have your prayers answered? What kind of attitude should you have when you pray? Prayers come in different shape and form, be it chanting, singing, meditating, affirmation, reading or reciting sutras or scriptures. Regardless of how you pray, the attitude of prayer is pivotal. Having […]


Seven Sutras that are related to Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

Seven Sutras that are related to Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara  In Mahayana Buddhism, Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara is one of the most eminent bodhisattvas whose presence is palpable in many of the famous temples in East Asia. The Sanskrit term “Avalokitesvara” means “perceiving the cries of the people in the world.” This is due […]


The Buddhist Way of Life for Householders

The Buddhist Way of Life for Householders The Buddha considered economic welfare as a requisite for human happiness, but moral and spiritual development for a happy, peaceful and contend life. A man named Dighajanu once visited the Buddha and said, “Venerable Sir, we are ordinary layman, leading a family life […]


10 Quotes from the Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

10 Quotes from the Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation is one of the most successful books written by Thich Nhat Hanh. Originally written as a long letter to Brother Quang, a main staff member of the School […]


Gohonzon and the Meanings in the Scroll

      The Gohonzon is the object of worship for practitioners of Nichiren Buddhism. Nichiren Daishonin inscribed the Dai-Gohonzon on 12 October 1279 in Japan so that people in the Latter Day of the Law has an external object to focus their minds upon the “inner Gohonzon” within them. […]