The Mundane World vs The Non-mundane Sphere

Reading Time: 6 minutes Have you ever wondered about how monotonous our human life can be, living day to day? We start and end our days with about the same kind of mundane tasks and activities, and sometimes, we will think about our true purpose in this mundane world and even let our thoughts linger on things like theContinue reading “The Mundane World vs The Non-mundane Sphere”

Understanding The Meaning of Cause and Effect in Buddhism

Reading Time: 6 minutes As a Buddhist, there are times when you have heard of Buddhist monks preaching and other people talking about cause and effect. You’ve probably heard the word “Karma” being thrown around countless times in life, and probably pondered about the actual meaning of the term at least once. So what is Cause and Effect andContinue reading “Understanding The Meaning of Cause and Effect in Buddhism”

The Significance of Wesak Day

Reading Time: 5 minutes Wesak Day is one of the important events celebrated by Buddhists all over the world. Also called as Vesak Day or Vesak (also 佛诞 or 卫塞节 for Vesak Day in Chinese word) in short, this Buddha festival is a happening occasion, with many Buddhists visiting temples to pay their respect to the Buddha and performContinue reading “The Significance of Wesak Day”

How Cheng Beng Festival, A Tomb Sweeping Day For The Chinese, Came To Be

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Cheng Beng Festival, also spelt as Ching Ming Festival or Qingming Festival (清明节 in English), is regarded as one of the most important occasions for the Chinese community. You may have heard of it being called as Qinming, or sometimes Cheng Meng, but in this article, we will refer to the festival as ChengContinue reading “How Cheng Beng Festival, A Tomb Sweeping Day For The Chinese, Came To Be”

Understanding The Interaction Of Internal And External Factors, Their Impact On Our Lives, And How To Raise Spiritual Vibration Through Them

Reading Time: 8 minutes Everything on this earth surrounding us contains molecules regardless of whether they are living things or non-living things. Similarly, whenever we go we will always encounter all kinds of spiritual vibrations, be it good or bad. And like it or not, believe it or not, these vibrations or energies tend to affect us in aContinue reading “Understanding The Interaction Of Internal And External Factors, Their Impact On Our Lives, And How To Raise Spiritual Vibration Through Them”

Practising Mindfulness

Reading Time: 6 minutes Mindfulness is slowly gaining more popularity as the world embraces mindfulness exercises such as yoga and calming meditation. Mindfulness is also one of the aspects heavily emphasised in Buddhist practices and teachings. However, the majority of us are still not practising mindfulness consciously, which causes us to suffer from our own unmindful actions. Some ofContinue reading “Practising Mindfulness”

Is There Life After Death?

Reading Time: 8 minutes “Is there life after death?” “What happens to the soul when someone dies?” “Is there proof of life after death?” In life, you may have heard of the above questions being thrown or asked around, or perhaps you may have wondered about the afterlife at some point of living in the world, especially when youContinue reading “Is There Life After Death?”

The Hindrances of A Successful Cultivation

Reading Time: 5 minutes Whenever we dwell into our spiritual training or cultivation, little is known that we will have to undergo the same equal obstacles and hindrances into our journey of purifying our mind, heart and body. The way to tread our golden path of enlightenment is always filled with hidden adversaries and predicaments which will deviate ourContinue reading “The Hindrances of A Successful Cultivation”