How Mind Follows The Crowd & Self-Knowing

It is 5 o’clock in the morning and time to run away from the crowds of city to a place where the sky meets the earth. My shoes are looking at me and are ready to go out on this beautiful journey. Continue reading “How Mind Follows The Crowd & Self-Knowing”

Gautama Is Not The Buddha

It is important to understand the nature of truth. It will help you to see the fact as it is and to deal with the complex structure of illusions created by mind. I agree on the fact that truth can never be bound by thoughts but it is good to have a healthy discussion about its nature. This discussion will not lead you to enlightenment but it will give you strong logics to deal with the intricacies of mind. Continue reading “Gautama Is Not The Buddha”

The Buddha’s Teachings

The Buddha has passed away but His teachings still exist in its purity. The collection of Buddha’s teachings is called “The Dhamma”. In English the word “Doctrine” is used for the word “Dhamma”.

Dhamma (Doctrine) is compiled in the form of “Pali Tipitaka”.

Tipitaka is not written by Buddha Himself. There is no written record of Buddha’s teachings by Himself. But the disciples of the Buddha preserved these teachings by committing to memory and written efforts. Continue reading “The Buddha’s Teachings”

Hatred Is Overcome Only Through Love

Dhammapada Verse 5

idha verena verani kudacanam na hi sammanti

averena ca sammanti esa sanantano dhammo

In this world hate never yet dispelled hate. Only love dispels hate. This is the law. Ancient and inexhaustible law. Continue reading “Hatred Is Overcome Only Through Love”

Hatered Leads To Harm & Overcoming Hatred

Dhammapada Verse 3

mam akkocchi mam avadhi mam ajini me ahasi

ye tam upanayhanti tesam veram na sammati

Look how he abused me and beat me. How he threw me down and robbed me. Live with such thoughts and you live in Hate. Continue reading “Hatered Leads To Harm & Overcoming Hatred”