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 […]


Top 10 Books on Buddhism for Children

Top 10 Books on Buddhism for Children  If you want some assistance in choosing the right book for your little one, this list contains the most popular, highest rated, best selling books. It also explains why exactly these books are so great. Through these books kids will learn the basics […]


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 […]


15 Quotes from the “Heart of a Buddha”

The Heart of a Buddha is a mini-book publication by the Amitabha Buddhist Association. The Buddha’s quotes are curated by Master Chin Kung and Venerable Thanissaro Bhikkhu and the quotes are found in sutras of both Mahayana and Theravada traditions. The following is a list of 15 quotes by the […]


10 Amazing Buddhist Monasteries in the World

10 Amazing Buddhist Monasteries in the World Monasticism is one of the most fundamental institutions of Buddhism. Monks and nuns are responsible for preserving and spreading Buddhist teachings, as well as educating and guiding Buddhist followers. Buddhist monasteries emerged from the practice of vassa, the retreat undertaken by Buddhist monks […]


10 Quotes about the One Buddha-Vehicle in the Lotus Sutra

10 Quotes about the One Buddha-Vehicle in the Lotus Sutra The Buddha reiterates the keyword “One Buddha-Vehicle” in the Lotus Sutra. What is the One Buddha-Vehicle? It is the Law of White Lotus, the Law of Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi, the Law of Supreme Perfect Enlightenment, the Law of Buddhahood. The […]


10 Books of Dharma Wisdom by Jack Kornfield

10 Books of Dharma Wisdom by Jack Kornfield Jack Kornfield is one of the most celebrated Dharma teachers and prolific authors in the United States. He speaks with tenderness and writes with supreme skillfulness and flow that is a joy to read. Reading his books is a breeze in the […]


Ten Eminent Disciples of the Buddha

Short Stories about Ten Eminent Disciples of the Buddha Each of Buddha’s disciples played an important role in the early days of Buddhism.  Shariputra represented Buddha in areas which required wisdom, Mogallana in supernatural powers, Katyayana helped spread Buddhism, Subhuti was the symbolism of Emptiness, Purna in debating the Dharma, […]