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"First of all, Buddhism is neither pessimistic nor optimistic. If anything at all, it is realistic, for it takes a realistic view of life and the world. It looks at things... Read more>

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Think of yourself as the individual and you are sure to die; think of yourself as the universal and you enter deathlessness, for the universal is always and eternally there. We... Read more>

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"We sentient beings are all identical in continually moving toward joy and away from pain. Every one of us has the potential to attain lasting happiness and freedom from... Read more>

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“If the whole universe can be found in our own body and mind, this is where we need to make our inquires. We all have the answers within ourselves, we just have not got in touch... Read more>

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Kye ho! Listen with sympathy! With insight into your sorry worldly predicament, realising that nothing can last, that all is as dreamlike illusion, meaningless illusion... Read more>

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Caregiving from a Buddhist perspective is a recognition that this person’s suffering is also my suffering. When I see that, whether I’m the person in the bed or the person... Read more>

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Cambodia has suffered deeply. From deep suffering comes deep compassion. From deep compassion comes a peaceful heart. From a peaceful heart comes a peaceful person. From a... Read more>

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"We are motivated more by aversion to the unpleasant than by a will toward truth, freedom, or healing. We are constantly attempting to escape our life, to avoid rather than enter... Read more>

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Lao Tzu was a philosopher and poet of ancient China. He is best known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of philosophical Taoism, but he is also revered as... Read more>

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"The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things." - Dada J.P. Vaswani Universally acclaimed as a humanitarian, philosopher,... Read more>

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“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It's seeing through the... Read more>

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"Somewhere somebody must have some sense. Men must see that force begets force, hate begets hate, toughness begets toughness. And it is all a descending spiral, ultimately ending... Read more>

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“If you are unable to find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?” - Zen Master Dōgen Eihei Dōgen 永平道元 (1200 – 1253) was the founder... Read more>

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“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” ― Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)... Read more>

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All that a guru can tell you is: 'My dear Sir, you are quite mistaken about yourself. You are not the person you take yourself to be.' - Nisargadatta Maharaj Sri... Read more>