Lamrim and Life

#18: Believe it or not, all living beings are our mothers

Thursday, 13/5/2010 - 3:04pm

Many will find the above assertion a tough nut to swallow. Before we reject it, please consider what the Enlightened [...]

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#17: Equanimity: The key to a cool mind

Wednesday, 5/5/2010 - 11:42am

A Buddha is cool because he has stilled his passions and is therefore free from excitement and depression. He does [...]

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#16: How to be really cool: Developing equanimity

Thursday, 29/4/2010 - 12:35pm

In Buddhism, being cool is not about ignoring everything or accepting everything. To be cool means we can deal with [...]

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#15: On the way: The seven-fold cause and effect method

Wednesday, 21/4/2010 - 10:13pm

Each step is a cause for the succeeding effect, which in turn becomes the cause.

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#14: The way of the bodhisattva

Wednesday, 14/4/2010 - 1:27am

The suffering I witness will be what all living beings, without exception, will have to go through…

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#13: The road to perfection

Tuesday, 6/4/2010 - 11:31pm

What is so imperfect or unsatisfactory about our life, and daily challenges and encounters? We have to recognise this first [...]

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#12: Hallebuddhaya: The cure and the medicine

Thursday, 1/4/2010 - 4:34am

For those who have been following this series so far, we have reached a milestone here which can be considered [...]

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#11: Nipping the bud: The true origin of suffering

Wednesday, 24/3/2010 - 1:42pm

According to Buddhism, our main mental problems or delusions are: ignorance, attachment and anger. Because of these delusions, we engage [...]

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#10: Closing in on the truth of suffering

Wednesday, 17/3/2010 - 2:38pm

What is it we have in common with Queen Elizabeth or the homeless Ah Kow on Sultan Street? Suffering! It [...]

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#9: Suffering of change

Wednesday, 10/3/2010 - 5:56pm

When we encounter obvious pain or suffering, there is no issue about us seeking treatment, whether for ourselves or for [...]

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