Buddhism


Transforming the Mind with Compassion and Mindfulness: Conversation with Jack Kornfield   Recently updated !

Transforming the Mind with Compassion and Mindfulness Jack Kornfield, a well-known meditation teacher since 1974 and a prolific best-selling author in the Vipassana Movement in American Theravada Buddhism speaks to Esther Thien on the power of compassion and mindfulness to change our lives. Esther: You have come a long way […]


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 […]


10 Buddhist Songs for Children

10 Buddhist Songs for Children Ever wonder how to inculcate the interest of Buddhism in children? What is the ideal way to teach children about the Buddha’s teachings? Music. Music has the power to connect and open the hearts of children. By exposing the children to the meaningful Buddhist songs, […]


Prof. Donald S Lopez Jr Recommends the Best Books on Buddhism

Prof. Donald S Lopez Jr Recommends the Best Books on Buddhism The Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies at the University of Michigan discusses the Dalai Lama stepping down as the political leader of the Tibetan government in exile and Europe’s links to Buddhism. What made you first become interested […]


Seven Factors of Enlightenment

Seven Factors of Enlightenment The Tipitaka, the Buddhist canon, is replete with references to the factors of enlightenment expounded by the Enlightened One on different occasions under different circumstances. In the Book of the Kindred Sayings, V (Samyutta Nikaya, Maha Vagga) we find a special section under the title Bojjhanga Samyutta wherein the Buddha […]


Testimonial Sharing: Overcoming Relationship Karma by Barbara E. Jenkins, USA

Overcoming Relationship Karma by Barbara E. Jenkins, USA A few years after I began practicing Nichiren Buddhism, I met a young man with whom I fell in love. David was going to a university in Cleveland, studying to become an engineer. I taught him about chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, and we participated in many […]