1. Hon. Thach Setha issues an appeal to King Sihamoni


    Hon. Thach Setha, president of the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community and former Senator of Cambodia, on Friday September 20, 2013, representing the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Buddhist monks and people, issues an appeal to His Majesty the King Norodom Sihamoni to postpone the opening of an Inaugural Parliamentary Plenary Session in the 5th Mandate to take place on September 23, 2013, as the two winning political parties, CNRP and CPP, have not resolved their differences in the July 28 poll disputes and political impasse.



    Kampuchea Krom has more than 13 million Khmer Buddhist monks and people and formerly part of Cambodia, where on June 4, 1949 colonial France transferred to Vietnam. Almost all basic human and religious rights are completely prohibited.

Live & Die for Buddhism


Maha Ghosananda

Maha Ghosananda

Supreme Patriarch of Cambodian Buddhism (5/23/1913 - 3/12/07). Forever in my heart...

Problems we face today

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Of the many problems we face today, some are natural calamities and must be accepted and faced with equanimity. Others, however, are of our own making, created by misunderstanding, and can be corrected...

Major Differences

Major Differences in Buddhism

Major Differences in Buddhism: There is no almighty God in Buddhism. There is no one to hand out rewards or punishments on a supposedly Judgement Day ...read more

My Reflection

My Reflection

This site is a tribute to Buddhism. Buddhism has given me a tremendous inspiration to be who and where I am today. Although I came to America at a very young age, however, I never once forget who I am and where I came from. One thing I know for sure is I was born as a Buddhist, live as a Buddhist and will leave this earth as a Buddhist. I do not believe in superstition. I only believe in karma.

A Handful of Leaves

A Handful of Leaves

Tipitaka: The pali canon (Readings in Theravada Buddhism). A vast body of literature in English translation the texts add up to several thousand printed pages. Most -- but not all -- of the Canon has already been published in English over the years. Although only a small fraction of these texts are available here at Access to Insight, this collection can nonetheless be a very good place to start.

Just the way it is

1. Accept everything just the way it is.
2. Do not seek pleasure for its own sake.
3. Do not, under any circumstances, depend on a partial feeling.
4. Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.
5. Be detached from desire your whole life long.
6. Do not regret what you have done.
7. Never be jealous.
8. Never let yourself be saddened by a separation.
9. Resentment and complaint are appropriate neither for oneself nor... read more