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Fake Buddha Quote

‘Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. – Buddha’ Analysis by Bodhipaksa … ‘.. First, the figure: He’s often known as the “Laughing Buddha,” but he’s not the Buddha — i.e. the historical Buddha, Gautama. ..’ ‘.. Then there’s the quote itself. Its origins are obscure, but it seems to come …

Vassa, the Annual Rains Retreat

Vassana or Vassa is the three-month annual Rains Retreat observed by Theravāda monastic Saṅgha. Taking place during the wet monsoon season in India, Vassa lasts for three lunar months, usually from July to October. For the duration of Vassa, monastics remain in one place, typically in monasteries or temple grounds. …

Wesak Day Observance

‘This was said by the Lord, said by the Arahant, so I heard: “Bhikkhus, the world has been fully understood by the Tathāgata; the Tathāgata is released from the world. The origin of the world has been fully understood by the Tathāgata; the origin of the world has been abandoned …

Living in Concord : Cūḷagosinga Sutta MN 31

Dhamma Sharing on ‘Living in Concord : Cūḷagosinga Sutta MN 31’ by Yuttadhammo Bhikkhu. “Kacci pana vo, anuruddhā, samaggā sammodamānā avivadamānā khīrodakībhūtā aññamaññaṃ piyacakkhūhi sampassantā viharathā”ti? “I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, – with mutual appreciation, – without disputing, – blending like milk and water, – …