Attachment, The Greatest Hindrance To Our Cultivation

Reading Time: 7 minutes “Attachment is the cause of suffering.” Many a times, Buddhists hear of such a statement, and typically nod in agreement. However, knowing the cause of suffering is one thing – working towards eradicating the root cause is a totally different story altogether. And most of the time, we all agree it’s easier said than done.Continue reading “Attachment, The Greatest Hindrance To Our Cultivation”

The Essence of Contentment

Reading Time: 6 minutes “Oh, I am satisfied with what I have now.” “Well, I don’t need much to live on these days. I’m contented with what I have now.” You commonly hear the people around us, especially those advancing in age mentioning such statements. At a glance, you would have thought these people are contented but in actualContinue reading “The Essence of Contentment”

The Potency of Sincerity

Reading Time: 5 minutes Long ago, not only did the ancient people have straightforward thinking and honesty but also, the golden character of sincerity. Gone were the days when these ancient people will act in accordance with their clear conscience and true desires of their heart. In today’s topic, we discuss the true meaning of sincerity, and how youContinue reading “The Potency of Sincerity”

Abhidharma Goes Along With Practice

Reading Time: 5 minutes We are aware that theory will never win practice, as practice is where you gain important hands-on experience while theory only serves as information that remains just as ideas unless executed. This is the same analogy when it comes to Buddhism – Abhidharma goes along with practice as they are interdependent. Let’s discuss about theContinue reading “Abhidharma Goes Along With Practice”

What Are Instinct, Intuition and Wisdom? Here’s A Simple Guide

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you’re a Buddhist or someone who has explored some religious texts, you have probably heard about these three terms: Instinct, Intuition, Wisdom. These three qualities are highly valued in spirituality, because our sense of right and wrong, and how we go about our daily lives well are governed by our levels of instinct, intuitionContinue reading “What Are Instinct, Intuition and Wisdom? Here’s A Simple Guide”