This year, November 13th is the day celebrated in the Tibetan calendar as "Buddha's descent from Tushita Heaven," the 22nd day of the 9th month (Lha-bab Düchen). This day is an auspicious merit-multiplying day. The fruits of any positive or negative action today will be
For those of us seeking to deepen our practice and understanding of Buddhism, dharma teachers appear in a wide variety of forms – in our sangha (community of fellow practitioners), in books and articles, in our workplaces, and in our daily lives among family, friends,
Having had the pleasure of recently visiting the Rubin Museum in NYC and going on a mini tour they provided about the Buddha, I’ve been thinking a great deal about the term samsara. The word samsara literally means "continuing on", "wandering on". It signifies the
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Vesak or Visakha is an important day for the followers of Buddhism, it is a time for rededication. The day when Gotama Buddha`s birth, enlightenment, death and his achievement of Nirvana are celebrated with lots of fervor.