Monthly Archives: September 2017

Happy Blessed Rainy Day

Blessed Rainy Day is celebrated as one of the religious holidays in Bhutan which also marks the end of the rainy season and the beginning of harvest time. This year it is on the 23rd of September. On this day … Continue reading

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Prayers for all affected by the natural disaster

It is so so sad for all those affected by the recent natural disasters of hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes around the world bringing untold sufferings. We are so helpless and unable to do anything apart from some gestures of donations to … Continue reading

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The Four Immeasurable Thoughts     

The Four Immeasurable Thoughts      SEM CHEN TAM CHAY DE WA DANG DE WAY GYU DANG DEN PAR GYUR CHIG SEM CHEN TAM CHAY DUG NGEL DANG DUG NGEL KYI GYU DANG DEL WAR GYUR CHIG SEM CHEN TAM … Continue reading

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Wise Advice from Buddha

This is what Buddha is believed to have said to all his disciples and it would be prudent for us to follow this advice to avoid being very easily lead in today’s hyper online connected social world. “Do not believe … Continue reading

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Ancient Bhutanese Bon Choid Rituals

Guest post from my uncle in Bhutan on the ancient Bhutanese beliefs and rituals before the arrival of Buddhism in the country. Fascinating reading and to know that in some parts of the country we still see these rituals being performed … Continue reading

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Nam Myoho Renge Kyo

According to Nichiren Buddhism of tradition, the physical and spiritual aspects of our lives are completely inseparable and they are of equal importance. It regards and views life as the unity of the physical and the spiritual, seen or unseen, as … Continue reading

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Training the Mind

The embodied cognition of mind is a unique and spontaneous development of human experience. The mind is so complex to study and provide tangible evidence, one that scientist would demand, and yet Buddhist teachers and few learned scholars would claim … Continue reading

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