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7 Brutal Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You a Better Person

7 Brutal Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You a Better Person

Brutal truths are the hardest truths to face, but facing them and ceasing to live under illusions are not only acts of self-liberation, but ones that empower you to be a better person. Brutal Truths #1: The universe doesn’t care about you  This is what we know so far: The space in which we find ourselves came into existence around 13.8 […]

BUDDHISM – A Religion of Freedom

This is a religion of freedom and reason for man to lead a noble life. Buddhism does not prevent anyone from learning the teachings of other religions. In fact, the Buddha encouraged His followers to learn about other religions and to compare His Teachings with other teachings. The Buddha says that if there are reasonable and rational teachings. The Buddha […]

Why do bad things happen to good people

Why do bad things happen to good people

Have you ever asked the question “why do bad things happen to good people?” Or (even more confusingly) “why do good things happen to bad people?” Often we just throw our hands up and say “life’s not fair!”  However, this is an incorrect statement because life indeed is fair. We all create our realities using the same rules as everyone else. It’s […]

10 Habits of Unhappy People (and How to Avoid Having Them)

10 Habits of Unhappy People (and How to Avoid Having Them)

“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.” – Martha Washington, wife of 1st U.S. President George Washington Happiness is something that we all strive to attain. As human beings we can accept […]

5 Things About Depression You Must Know

5 Things About Depression You Must Know

    There are many things about depression you must know. There are many facts and figures about depression, which may shock you. Depression can be really dangerous if not cured at an earlier stage. Depression can disturb a person both mentally and physically. In this post, we are going to tell you the things about depression you must know […]

3 Ways to Stop Overthinking Immediately

3 Ways to Stop Overthinking Immediately

The mind loves to think and it always seems to want your full focus. In fact, the mind sometimes resembles a five year old child – it wants it’s way and it never wants to sit still. Sometimes, it’s even so reckless that it makes us think and even say things we normally wouldn’t if we were in a more relaxed […]

What Is Karma and How Does It Work?

What Is Karma and How Does It Work?

What Is Karma and How Does It Work? A Buddhist Explanation The Buddha taught that because of karma, beings are bound to the ever-turning wheel of rebirth. Only when a person stops believing in the existence of a permanent and real self can he or she become free from karma. Bhikkhu Bodhi, Jan Chozen Bays, and Jeffrey Hopkins discuss what […]

10 Simple Sayings From BUDDHA That Will Change Your Life

10 Simple Sayings From BUDDHA That Will Change Your Life

Buddha Living Buddha gained a huge amount of fame during his lifetime for simply offering basic advice for everyday living. Far removed from the priests that believed they were “chosen”, Buddha was accessible to anyone who lived nearby. Peasants, government officials, and kings were all treated with the same amount of respect and advice. To him, there was no difference between […]

WHAT IS KARMA IN BUDDHISM?

WHAT IS KARMA IN BUDDHISM?

Kamma is an impersonal, natural law that operates in accordance with our actions. It is a law in itself and does not have any lawgiver. Kamma operates in its own field without the intervention of an external, independent, ruling agent. Kamma or karma can be put in the simple language of the child: do good and good will come to […]

5 BUDDHIST WAYS TO OVERCOME DEPRESSION

5 BUDDHIST WAYS TO OVERCOME DEPRESSION

1. Meditation Meditation is not easy, and if it was, it would not be able to deliver to you the peace and well-being that it does once you get the hang of it. Like all worthy endeavors, it takes practice, patience and even some had work in order to benefit from its invaluable gifts. One of the oldest practices in history, […]