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The Story Behind the Picture - Reclining Buddha of Ajanta Caves

Jesse Kalisher | Posted 10.07.2016 | Arts
Jesse Kalisher

I captured this image in 2002 at the Ajanta caves outside of Aurangabad, India. Helen and I were in the final three months of a year of traveling out ...

What The Buddha Would Say To Mr. Trump

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

If a bull goes straight when the herd is crossing a road, then they will all go straight because he leads the way. The same among people. If the one w...

The Glorification of Busyness

Josh Korda | Posted 09.23.2016 | Religion
Josh Korda

One of the most uncomfortable experiences in contemporary life seems to be waiting: we'll do practically anything to avoid it.

You're Gonna Want To Know What This Feels Like

Leah Pearlman | Posted 09.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leah Pearlman

Pay attention. Pay attention. Pay attention. This is your life! You're gonna want to know what it feels like.

Why Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs Should Object To Pakistan Being Called Hell

Haroon Khalid | Posted 09.06.2016 | Religion
Haroon Khalid

In this regard therefore Parrikar's remarks are not only offensive to Pakistanis but also Hindus, Buddhist, Jains and Sikhs living in India and other parts of the world whose religions developed in the land which is today known as Pakistan.

Orange Revolution: Thailand’s Female Monks Fight For Recognition

Women & Girls Hub | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.01.2016 | World

Although female monks, or bhikkhunis, were part of Buddha’s original vision, Thailand’s clergy won’t allow them to become fully ordained. Now a ...

How to Heal Emotional Wounds, and How to Make Them Worse

Josh Korda | Posted 08.10.2016 | Religion
Josh Korda

So scandal allows us to exercise socializing emotions, such as superiority and contempt, while providing a sense of superiority, not to mention a false connectedness to those we share gossip and hearsay.

Buddhahood-State of No-Mind

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 08.01.2016 | Religion
Rajan Thapaliya

Photo: Most of us are never aware of our true being and spend our entire lives identifying ourselves with temporary and false th...

Nepal's Largest Stone Buddha At 12,600 Feet

Kishor Panthi | Posted 07.11.2016 | World
Kishor Panthi

The Buddha statue cost a reported over 15m Nepalese rupees. Photo:Ganess Gurung Nepal's biggest stone Buddha is ready to view now, which has been ins...

Researchers Uncover Ancient Shrine That May Hold Buddha's Skull Bone

Live Science | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion

By: Owen Jarus, Live Science Contributor Published: 07/01/2016 09:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Archaeologists have discovered what may be a skull bone fro...

Keeping your Eye on the Moon: Lessons in Leadership for a Sustainable Economy

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Marga Hoek "No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path." This profound quote from Buddha inspi...

Good Lovin' on My Birthday- My Message to You!

Larry Dvoskin | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Larry Dvoskin

On Facebook and other social media platforms everyone appears to be a success. We show our best face, best version of ourselves. I am viewed by some a...

Varanasi -- A Spiritual Experience In The City Of Light

Vyjay Rao | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
Vyjay Rao

Age has taken its toll on my father, and he is a shadow of his former self, especially after the demise of my mom. I have been thinking of ways and me...

The Wondrous Psychic Powers of Meditation

Josh Korda | Posted 06.02.2016 | Religion
Josh Korda

There's an unusual teaching called the Kevatta Sutta wherein the Buddha discusses what could be called 'psychic powers.' He claims to his followers th...

A Climber Who Raised The Pictures Of Buddha, Dalai Lama, And Obama On The Top Of Mt. Everest

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
Rajan Thapaliya

Mt. Everest climber was able to raise the picture of Buddha, Dalai Lama and Obama at the summit. Not just foreign climbers, but Nepalese citizens them...

Buddha Was Born In Nepal

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 05.24.2016 | World
Rajan Thapaliya

There is no doubt that Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal. The word "Buddha" means a person who has personally been able to perceive the ultimate truth.

At Lord Buddha's Birthplace on His Birthday

Kishor Panthi | Posted 05.24.2016 | World
Kishor Panthi

On the occasion of 2560th birthday anniversary (Buddha Jayanti) of Gautam Buddha, we visited his birthplace in Lumbini, Nepal. Here is a collection of...

Buddha Jayanti: A Day for World Peace

Kishor Panthi | Posted 05.24.2016 | World
Kishor Panthi

This weekend was the special weekend because people around the world (especially Buddhists) observed International 'Buddha Day' paying obeisance to Lord Buddha and wishing for world peace.

Where Was Buddha Born?

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 05.23.2016 | Travel
Rajan Thapaliya

The word "Buddha" means a person who has personally been able to perceive the ultimate truth. Buddha was considered "Siddhartha Gautam" before being recognized as the enlightened being. Most of the historians agree that his lifetime was between 563B.C. to 483B.C.

Misunderstandings About Buddha And One Million Signatures

Rajan Thapaliya | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Rajan Thapaliya

While we get closer and closer to Buddha Jayanti, Nepal Parade Day is being celebrated in the world's capital city New York while Buddha Jayanti is be...

The Gift YOU Are...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Sooner or later every one of us breathes an atom that has been breathed by anyone you can think of who has lived before us--Michelangelo or George Was...

Inside the Commercialism of the Dhammakaya Temple

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 05.05.2016 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Why is the world's largest Buddhist temple being called commercial? And just how accurate are these accusations?

Why Aren't All Buddhists Vegetarians?

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 05.03.2016 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Buddhism is widely known for its teachings of non-violence, even towards animals. So how is it possible that such a religion would not require vegetarianism?

The Supreme Awakening: What Did Buddha, Emerson, Einstein and Saint Teresa Have in Common?

Jeanne Ball | Posted 04.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jeanne Ball

Interview with author Craig Pearson "There are moments when one feels free from one's own identification with human limitations and inadequacies ... ...

A Rare Asian Gem in a Lovely Corner of Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Behind the chic Parc Monceau, the darling park enclosed by massive golden gates, hides a little arts museum often overlooked on the trail of blockbusters such as Le Louvre, Orsay, or Beaubourg.