The dharma spoken by Buddha is being respectedly referred to as a lion’s roar. This is because the lion’s roar made all animals sit up in attention. Ears perked up and motionless.Mindful and aware of their situations. Similarly, the Buddha’s message expounds the universal truth and the truth can be hard to swallow. It can … Read more The lion’s roar
Continuing from previous post…. The other 2 desires that Buddhist practitioners try to remove is Desire for existence (becoming) Desire for non-existence (nihilism) Desire for existence is a wanting to become something. We want to be rich, to be liked, to be powerful; we want to become god, to experience existence, to be reborn in … Read more The 3 desires (Part 2 or 2)
Unlike the norms of modern society and mass media messages, Buddhism does not advocate nor celebrate these 3 desires. Desire is an uncontrollable wanting. It runs like a program in the background of our consciousness. From a buddhist perspective it is like a virus that corrupt our mind. 3 types of desires lead to rebirth … Read more The 3 desires (part 1 of 2)
Have you ever feel like enlightenment is so far away because you have not found a perfect teacher? If so, you may have fallen into a self-dug ditch in spiritual development. Learning from a qualified teacher is important and we should make sure we learn authentic Buddha Dharma. However, we should also not idealise the … Read more Searching for a perfect teacher…..