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Category: Wisdom and Insight

How to Develop an Aura of Self-Confidence

A person who radiates a strong aura of self-confidence is assuring, reliable, and can provide others with a sense of comfort and safety. When coupled with characteristics of patience, empathy, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, joy, and harmony, spending our short time here on Earth doing things that makes us happy and brings us fulfillment, 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 […]

How One Person Can Change the World

What if I told you that you alone can change the world? That you can shape the world however you like? What difference would you wish to bring? Well, the […]

Vipassana Meditation

Earlier on, we explored in detail the importance of mindfulness and concentration and how to develop it in our everyday life. Once we are able to concentrate the mind and […]