Making merits is an important part of Buddhism and sometimes people may misunderstand it completely. What is merit? In Chinese it is known as 功德 and in Sanskrit, Punya. In English, merit means “the quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or […]
My Buddhist name is Ratna Jamyang Puntsog. I first encountered Buddhism in this life when I was 12. Formally took ceremonial refuge in the triple gem when I was 19. I believe the different spiritual methods were taught by Buddha to suit various beings who each have their own unique characteristic. The various sects and practices that arose are just a naming convention invented by disciples out of communication necessity. Had read and studied different forms of Buddhism. Volunteered in Buddhist organization. Until it last, I hope to share my views on Buddhism and find like minded practitioners around the world. May we practice Buddha's instruction together and connect through cyber space!