Buddhism, Death & Rebirth, Society, Spirituality

Episode 44: Satta Sutta — A Being

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Savatthi at Jeta's Grove, Anathapindika's monastery. Then Ven. Radha went to the Blessed One and, on arrival, having bowed down to him sat to one side. As he was sitting there he said to the Blessed One: "'A being,' lord. 'A being,'… Continue reading Episode 44: Satta Sutta — A Being

Buddhism, Death & Rebirth, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 42: Anatta-lakkhana Sutta — The Discourse on the Not-self Characteristic

Thus I heard. On one occasion the Blessed One was living at Benares, in the Deer Park at Isipatana (the Resort of Seers). There he addressed the bhikkhus of the group of five: "Bhikkhus." — "Venerable sir," they replied. The Blessed One said this. "Bhikkhus, form is not-self. Were form self, then this form would… Continue reading Episode 42: Anatta-lakkhana Sutta — The Discourse on the Not-self Characteristic

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Episode 26: Living Life as the Tao – Interview with Harry Sherwood

Is there a way to be in harmony with life itself? Harry Sherwood was a seeker for 10 years to reach the way in which life could truly unfold for him. Englightenment had been his grasp for quite some time -- he studied all across the world with various yogis, monks, and shamans; practiced Tai… Continue reading Episode 26: Living Life as the Tao – Interview with Harry Sherwood

Buddhism, Death & Rebirth, Philosophy, Society, Spirituality

Episode 20: Buddhism is not a Religion!

Buddhism is not a religion. That’s a bold statement, considering the sheer volume of monasteries, Buddha statues, and complex practices embodying Yidams, Devas, Mandalas, and Incense. Not to mention carefully laid precepts and the Noble 8-fold path… which sounds like the Christian ladder to heaven, doesn’t it? It does, until we discover for ourselves what… Continue reading Episode 20: Buddhism is not a Religion!