Personal Development


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 […]


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 […]


Top 10 Vegetarian Superfoods

Top 10 Vegetarian Superfoods  According to the Mahaparinirvana Sutra in which the final teachings of the Buddha are expounded, the Buddha insisted that his followers should not eat any kind of meat or fish. While not all Buddhists are vegetarian, being a vegetarian is a worthy choice that will contribute to […]


5 Love Languages to Express Affection

  5 Love Languages to Express Affection   Maintaining a fulfilling relationship is never easy. In life, you wear different hats for different roles – husband/wife, parent/children, boss/subordinate, friends/customers. A relationship can be a double-edged sword: it can be as fulfilling as it is frustrating. The most meaningful relationship, however, […]