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”