Love Stories of the Buddha

Love Stories of the Buddha Buddhism is as enlightening as it is fascinating. The most fascinating aspect of Buddhism is the many past life stories of the Buddha that are documented throughout the compendium of sutras. In the Theravada teachings, many of the past live stories are documented in the […]


Body Language in Buddhism: Four Ways of Dignified Comportment

Body Language in Buddhism: Four Ways of Dignified Comportment Good communication is the cornerstone of not only a rewarding relationship but a successful life. Communications takes two forms—verbal and nonverbal. According to research, non-verbal communication, our body language, gives far more insights to the unspoken motifs and intentions than the verbal communication. […]


10 Love Songs to Celebrate Valentine Day

10 Love Songs to Celebrate Valentine Day Love is in the air … Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Do you know about the eternal love story between Siddhartha (the Buddha) and Yashodhara? The love story before Shakyamuni Buddha attained Supreme Perfect Enlightenment is deeply moving and inspiring. The love […]


10 Powers of a Buddha

10 Powers of a Buddha “Because Devadatta was a good friend of mine, I was able to fully master Six Paramitas; develop benevolence, compassion, joy, and non-attachment; and be endowed with Thirty-Two Features, Eighty Types of Physical Elegance, purplish-golden skin, the Ten Powers, Four Kinds of Fearlessness, Four Social Rules, […]


8 Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism

8 Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism Have you ever what are the symbolic icons of Buddhism? All major religions have their own distinctive symbols: the Star of David represents Judaism, the Cross represents Christianity, and the Star and Crescent represents Islam. In Buddhism, the most popular and prominent symbols are the […]


8 Things to Know about “The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell

8 Things to Know about “The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell Do you want to create change and make a huge impact in society? If you answer is yes, then the book by Malcolm Gladwell – The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference – is a […]


10 Meaningful International Days for Celebration

10 Meaningful International Days for Celebration The start of the new year is a cause for celebration. Have you ever wondered if there are any meaningful international days for celebration? United Nations General Assembly (UN) has designated many of the international day, also known as international observance/dedication/anniversary as part of […]


10 Inspirational Quotes from Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta

10 Inspirational Quotes from Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta, which means The Discourse on the Lion-roar of the Wheel-turner, is considered as one of the most important suttas in the Pali Canon. Why is this so? Because it is the only sutta in the Theravada traditions that the Buddha expounds the […]