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This is not the post I wanted, but it seems to be the post I need to write. Basically I want to set out some of the background and context for talking about Buddhism, because a lot of people actually don’t know that much about it, or what they do know is limited to one specific form of Buddhism. 1,588 more words
With Forest of Peace as your starting point, you can plan some wonderful weekends to the countryside. Or even just a day trip, since many places are within an hour and a half’s distance from Forest of Peace using public transportation. 345 more words
Do you want to learn to control your mind, and avoid wars in the process? Check this out. It will teach you how to become less attached to things and to people who seem to have more control over your mind than you yourself. 1,612 more words
As I was reading the Washington Post’s article about how the Asian and Pacific coconut oil industry has callously skinned alive Borneo’s ecosystem to reap financial profits, the Buddha’s teaching about the interdependence of everything in this existence, better known as Dependent Origination, kept flashing in my mind. 768 more words