And for the wanderer, how long is the road wandering through many lives! Let him rest. Let him not suffer. Let him not fall into suffering.
The meaning of the word ‘Vipassana’ is insight – to perceive things as they really are, without a veil, without any facade, in their absolute true nature. Practicing Vipassana involves a practical and scientific examination and observation of the self that results in complete purification of the mind and achievement of the highest possible happiness. […]
Silence cannot make a master out of a fool. This is a strange statement from a Buddha, because silence has been praised so much but the Buddha says the truth as it is. He does not care about the tradition.
A woman listening to Jesus is moved to exclaim: “Happy is the womb that carried you and the breasts that nursed you!” Jewish women hoped to be the mother of a prophet, particularly of the Messiah. So this woman might think that Mary can be especially happy as the mother of such a teacher. Yet […]
Human happiness comes in different shapes and sizes, like candies at the store. American Psychologist Martin Seligman proposes that there are three types of happiness, the kind derived from a Pleasant Life, an Engaged Life, and a Meaningful Life. Let’s see what he means by each one of these. a. Pleasant Life Pleasant life is […]