The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

September 2014

September 3, 2014
by Ajahn Brahm
107. The Enlightenment Game

When asked by a popular Buddhist magazine to write an article on enlightenment, I sent the following spoof on the TV show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? To my surprise, the article was published.

Who Wants to Be Enlightened?

“Welcome Ladies and Gentlemen....

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107. The Enlightenment Game

When asked by a popular Buddhist magazine to write an...

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September 3, 2014
by The Dalai Lama
CHAPTER 1: The Benefits of Compassion

My experiences are nothing special, just ordinary human ones. Through my Buddhist training, however, I have learned something about compassion and developing a good heart, and that experience has proved very helpful in my day-to-day life. For example, the region of Tibet I come from is called...

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CHAPTER 1: The Benefits of Compassion

My experiences are nothing special, just ordinary human...

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September 2, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Reality is like a face reflected in the blade of a knife; its properties depend on the angle from which we view it.”                     - Master Hsing Yun, Describing the Indescribable

 

Illustration by Mike Medaglia

“Reality is like a face reflected in the blade of a knife; its properties depend on the angle...

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