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Immortality and Invincibility, Part One: The 108 Luohan System
At the confluence of Taoism and Buddhism
Uploaded 5 Apr 2019
Tibetan Book of the Dead, Part One: Cosmic Jumper
The wisdom of Sublime Weirdos
Uploaded 7 Apr 2017
The Buddhism of Forks or Chopsticks
Translating Pure Land Buddhism into an Anglo-Australian setting
Uploaded 29 Dec 2016
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Communicating Buddhism to Young People
Ideas for communicating Buddhism to youth
Uploaded 24 Jul 2015
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
Chinese Buddhism: A Way for global peace, happiness, harmony and prosperity
During the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China President Hu Jintao emphasized the importance of reviving the Chinese culture for future development. President Hu went on to say that
Uploaded 4 May 2013
A Review of the Buddhist History and Current State of Buddhism in China
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 3, April 2007. IntroductionThe efflorescence of Chinese Buddhism reached its summit during the Tang dynasty (618
Uploaded 17 Apr 2013
Eleven Opportunities of Realizing Nibbāna
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 4, June 2007. IntroductionOnce, Gotama Buddha recited a recital in brief before a group of disciples thus: There
Uploaded 17 Apr 2013
“Animals and World Religions” is a work of scholarly eloquence and moral power
The dire condition of Earth’s environment and our relationship with nature may often be drowned out by the daily debate of politics, economics, or celebrity gossip and vanity media. But this din shoul
Uploaded 1 Apr 2013
On a Quiet Stony Path to the Glade's Hut: A Review of "Road to Heaven"
“The Tao never changes. What we eat and wear has changed, but the Tao hasn’t changed. There have been advances in science and society, but so what? We’re eating better now. But it’s the same old Lao-t
Uploaded 2 Jan 2013
Corporate Craving and Buddhist Compassion: Is There a Middle Path for Buddhist Business?
INTRODUCTION I would like to begin by stating a few of my assumptions regarding Buddhism and Buddhists before entering into a discussion of the topic.   First of all, when I dis
Uploaded 1 Mar 2012
CNY from Small Town to Big City
I’ve spent my time growing up in the city, but when it comes to Chinese New Year holidays, it’s always back to my Dad’s small town called Kampar - an ex tin mining town in Perak, a northern
Uploaded 1 Feb 2012
The Purpose of Life according to the Scriptures
Introduction   On the January 15, 2011, I was invited to participate as one of the panel speakers in an Interfaith Forum themed ‘The Purpose of Life according to the Scriptures’ at the Lecture Hall
Uploaded 28 Feb 2011
Merton’s Wisdom: The Common Ground of Buddhist-Christian Interfaith Dialogue (1)
This article is a Buddhist response to Thomas Merton’s essay  ‘Nhat Hanh is my Brother’ and Raymond’s article on ‘ Mindfulness and Love (2010.10.18). These two articles should be contemplated often i
Uploaded 6 Dec 2010
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