Posting Essays

Nibbana Is Giving Up, Letting Go, and Being Free
Old persons can see impermanence, suffering, and lack of self, and give rise to dispassion and...
Nibbana Is Giving Up, Letting Go, and Being Free
Ajahn Chah compares awakened knowledge to counting fruit. Once you’ve got it, you don’t have to...
The Basic Principle of Bodhicitta
Relative bodhicitta is how we learn to love each other and ourselves, according to Chögyam Trungpa...
Life as Cinema
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on film as a metaphor for the Buddha’s teaching about samsara, nirvana...
No time like the present to be happy
Happiness is a habit. When I say this, people are often taken aback; as if happiness is something...
Walk with nature and see life in a better light
We all come from nature and are a part of nature, we are nature. When we think life is just...
Loss and the Spiritual Path
The First Noble Truth is that Life is Suffering. I think a lot of us convert Buddhists come to the...
Make Your Life Better by Saying Thank You in These 7 Situations
I don’t say “Thank You” as often as I should and I doubt I’m the only one.
Inspirational Quotes
“There are always problems to face, but it makes a difference if our minds are calm” (Dalai Lama)
Trying your best of mind, power and ability to learn
Everyone needs to work, including a child.
9 tips in life that lead to happiness
Are you truly happy? Do you even know what it means to be happy What it takes to achieve happiness?
What Challenges Teach Us
No river flows in a straight line. It makes its way in a zig-zag fashion. Every obstacle the river...