Zen Koan #8: Parable of Great Waves – Buddhist Teaching on Mindfulness

Zen Buddhism is usually characterized as a no dualistic Zen tradition. The truth can also be unwholesome—even though it’s truthful, it could be abusive towards somebody and done out of anger. Do not try to overcome the pain as if you had to burst through a barrier. The Buddha described observing the precepts as a […]

Exquisite Architectural Temples and Heritage of Pattadakal, Karnataka

Pattadakal was a city bubbling with political and artistic activities throughout the time of the Western Chalukyas of Badami more than eleven centuries ago. Situated on the left bank of the river Malaprabha and contained by hillocks of red sandstone amidst scenic splendor, this location became sacrosanct and it was the sincere choice of the […]

Warren Buffett on Time Management: “All You Need Is … Time”

Warren Buffett once said on time management, “The rich invest in time; the poor invest in money.” Buffett is currently the fourth richest men in the world. He can buy practically anything he wants to, and more than nearly everyone else could ever dream of. Nevertheless there’s one thing that even Warren Buffett cannot buy, […]

Zen Koan #7: Parable of Announcement – Buddhist Teaching on Hardening Our Hearts

As access to the unconscious is important in many psychological domains, our data are potentially highly relevant in a wide array of areas. When you are thwarted, it is your own attitude that is out of order. It is not that the Buddha wants to save sentient beings. Afterwards, they opiate to return to it […]

Hasidic Judaism Quotes

Hasidic Judaism or Hasidism is a Jewish religious sect that resulted from a spiritual revival movement in Western Ukraine during the 18th century and spread rapidly throughout Eastern Europe. Rabbi Michel of Zlotchov once said to his children, “My life was always blessed in that I never needed anything until I had it.” Rabbi Rami […]

Get to Know the 12 Disciples of Jesus Christ: Apostle #9: Simon, the Zealot

The holy apostle Simon is called “the Zealot,” (Luke 6:15; Acts of the Apostles 1:13) possibly to differentiate him from Simon/Peter. But there is a hypothesis that Simon, along with James the Younger, Jude Thaddaeus, and Judas Iscariot formerly belonged to the Zealots, a religious sect of “freedom fighters” severely opposed to Roman control over […]