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A Pilgrimage to Pu Tuo Mountain
In the winter of the Year of the Snake, 2013, two laywomen accompanied me to Pu Tuo Mountain (普陀山), where we stayed in the Guan Yin Cave Nunnery (guan yin dong 觀音洞). At the time, the sun was
Uploaded 24 Apr 2014
Reflections on Buddhist Sites in Malaysia
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.   --- Francis Bacon (1561-1626)   The Mahindarama Buddhist Temple is located in the beautiful city of Penang
Uploaded 26 Mar 2014
Buddhist Perspective on Misbehaviors or Crimes
How to recover from betraying one's own morality
Uploaded 26 Apr 2013
Thich Nhat Hanh's theology of compassion
Throughout the life and ministry of Thich Nhat Hanh, one mission has remained more consistent in his thinking than even mindfulness: compassion. Long before he was travelling the world with his Order
Uploaded 10 Apr 2013
The Concept of Faith in Pure Land Buddhism
On more than one occasion at Guang Jue Temple I have been asked by retreat guests the question, or perhaps comment disguised as a question, “Surely you don’t really believe that!”.  The question is mo
Uploaded 1 Nov 2012
The Most Demanding Qualification of All?
In one’s life, there are certain kinds of transitional events that are considered distinct turning points: the attainment of a qualification, the conferral of a degree, the awarding of an honor or mil
Uploaded 1 Jan 2012
KanZeOn: A Documentary on Sound
It has been literally years since I watched a documentary and thought it was objectively good (liking it or disliking it is a subjective thing), because too often documentaries about the humanities li
Uploaded 3 Dec 2011
The Buddha's Teaching to Let Go
The following three comic pages are an English translation of author Suen Wai Kwan’s retelling of “The Monk with the Flowers”. In the story, a monk requests to learn the truth of the universe from the
Uploaded 1 Apr 2011
Energy and Inner Renewal in Modern Spirituality
“What are the characteristics of energy? They are dynamism in action, competence in initiative, firmness of intention, a zestful mind, and perseverance in action.” – Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra, II, 946
Uploaded 1 Jul 2010
Rebirth in a Holy Lotus
This column is dedicated to Grandmaster Rong Ling of Guan Yin Temple and Ven. Dhammapala, director of Buddhistdoor.com. This article is a reflection on the festival of the Buddha’s Birthday. The theme
Uploaded 21 May 2010
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