10 Inspirational Quotes from Disney Movies   Recently updated !

10 Inspirational Quotes from Disney Movies Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Peter Pan and Cinderella…These colourful characters are so memorable that we can never erase their lovely presence in our childhood memories. Most of us grew up watching Disney movies, ranging from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Beauty and the […]


Understanding Tien Tai Sect (Part 1)

Understanding Tien Tai Sect (Part 1) Tien-tai is actually the name of a mountain in Chekiang Province in China. As one of the most prominent patriarchs, Chih-i [智顗] lived and taught his followers in Mount Tien-tai during the Ch’en and Sui Dynasties, the sect is named after the mountain. The other name […]


Understanding Amitabha Buddha Sutra from the Perspective of the Lotus Sutra

Understanding Amitabha Buddha Sutra from the Perspective of the Lotus Sutra Amitabha Buddha, or Amida Buddha, is the Buddha of special reverence in Pureland. In fact, Amitabha Sutra is one of the many expedient teachings expounded by Shakyamuni Buddha to enable all to attain Buddhahood. The pureland of Amitabha is […]


Four Dignities That Bring Confidence into Everyday Life

Four Dignities That Bring Confidence into Everyday Life By Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche The Shambhala teachings introduce four mythical animals—the tiger, lion, garuda, and dragon—which represent the principles of confidence that the ruler develops in order to bring wisdom and compassion into daily life. The confidence of the tiger is contentment. […]


What One Woman Learned from Past-Life Regression

What One Woman Learned from Past-Life Regression By Amy Weiss   During a past-life regression, Miracles Happen co-author Amy Weiss was taken back to a previous existence as an elderly Japanese man. Here, she describes her experience. Find out what spiritual lesson it taught her—and why we can all learn […]


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 […]