Transforming Anger into Peace and Joy

Of all the human emotions, anger is the most destructive. It causes oneself endless pain, anxiety, and stress, while also leading to much suffering for the people around. The Buddha […]

How to Build a Good Reputation

A good reputation is an essential characteristic all that people should work on for many reasons. It helps us achieve our goals and objectives more easily. It allows us to […]

Living a Fulfilling and Meaningful Life

Despite all our differences, everyone on Earth is also similar in that we all want to live a happy and meaningful life.  Everything we do is motivated by our pursuit […]

The Power and Beauty of a Warm Smile

In a world full of adversity, hardship, and difficulties, one thing will forever stand out radiantly amongst all other things; a warm and sincere smile. The power of a smile […]

Making Peace with the Present Moment

Making peace with the present moment means making peace with ourselves, with others, and with the totality of life. Once peace with all phenomena is established, we can abide in […]

Freedom from Fear Forever

We all wish to live our lives in comfort and freedom from fear, joy, and harmony, spending our short time here on Earth doing things that makes us happy and […]

3 Things I Learnt as a Buddhist Monk

Last time, I wrote about my two-year experience as a Buddhist Monk in a Taiwan Monastery, describing what day to day life was like. Today, I’d like to elaborate on […]

My Experience as a Buddhist Monk

My two years as a Buddhist Monk in the world’s biggest monastery, Fo Guang Shan Taiwan, was and most likely will ever be, the most profound and enriching experience of […]