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February 12, 2018

Q: In Buddhism, acts of donation?giving money and things to others?are said to have great merit; for those without money and things, is giving impossible?

A: “Better the pauper’s single candle than the rich man’s ten thousand candles.” As this Buddhist saying indicates,...

January 8, 2018

Let Us Forget the Kindness We Did

Henry enters his sister Betty’s room

Henry: Betty, I’m having trouble doing my English homework. Could you help me out? 

Betty: I’m sorry, but I’m preoccupied with my report from university which is due tomorrow. 

Henry: Don’t say that. Pl...

December 26, 2017

Orphan Saya and Anathapindada

As the reddish evening sun was setting behind the mountain, the heart of a little girl named Saya was filled with sad thoughts. Her friends would go back to their houses where their parents would be waiting, but Saya had no one to welcome h...

December 10, 2017

You often hear in Buddhism of the importance of practicing kindness. For example, there are “The Six Good Deeds,” and “The Seven Charities Without Having” which guide us towards the practice of good deeds. All these good deeds have their foundation on the Law of Cause...

November 28, 2017

A book that is causing a stir among teenagers at the moment is “Thirteen Reasons Why” by Jay Asher. I decided to read it. You might wonder why I read a book for teenagers. Here’s why. I often get emails with advertisements for new books. Most of the time they don’t int...

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October 16, 2019