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A Personal Tribute To Sayadaw U Pandita (Shwe Taung Gon Sayadaw)

SOE MOE LWIN | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul

SAYADAWGYI _______________ A Picture Paints A Thousand Words ... A Song We Feel So Much ... A Story Too When Shared Through Time ... A Heart ...

Are You 'Spiritual' but Not Religious?

Peter Baksa | Posted 09.15.2014 | Religion
Peter Baksa

So what is the difference between being spiritual and being religious? One includes the other, right? Well, yes and no.

Buddhist School for Girls in Thailand

Ann Purcell | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact
Ann Purcell

Something special is happening in Thailand. Over 400 girls are blossoming like beautiful lotuses at the Dhammajarinee Witthaya School -- the first Buddhist boarding school for girls from kindergarten through 12th grade.

How to Be Good

James Ishmael Ford | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
James Ishmael Ford

First, be aware of our own hearts. We mainly can do this by taking time regularly to sit down, shut up, and pay attention. There are numerous variations on this, find the one that works for you.

What I Wish I Could Teach My Family

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

I didn't choose to cultivate equanimity. It chose me. My experience has taught me that nothing is permanent. Change is inevitable; sometimes it brings pleasure, sometimes pain. While you can't avoid pain, you can choose to suffer less.

A New Era Of Openness In Myanmar

Marilyn Downing Staff | Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel
Marilyn Downing Staff

I've waited for nearly three decades for this moment in history. A new era of openness and optimism is dawning in Myanmar (Burma), akin to what Europe experienced at the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

How To Make Every Life Situation Into A Positive One

Peter Baksa | Posted 07.31.2011 | Religion
Peter Baksa

In every image that I have ever seen, the Buddha is smiling. Not just ha ha, but grinning from ear to ear. He is in fact laughing. He knows something that we don't.

The Dalai Lama Does Not Exist and Neither Do I

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

When the Dalai Lama teaches that according to Buddhist cosmology, the separate self does not exist, I have to pause. This world religious leader doesn't exist. And neither do you and I.