1. Looking for inner peace…


    If you’re looking for inner peace from the outside world, you’re not going to get that. The inner peace starts with looking at you from the inside. Understanding that everything that comes to you is what you are. Everything from friends to boyfriends to the job you get – it’s all a direct reflection of what you are on the inside. ~Mary J. Blige

  2. Sunset Reminder


    A nice sunset can always
    remind you that life is good
    and that you lived another amazing day.

    Source: Motivation One Day At A Time

  3. How much we’re blessed and loved


    In life don’t think about the pain, we went through, but the lessons it taught, not how much we’ve been hurt & cried but how much we’re blessed and loved by God. ~Nini


  4. Seek for silence


    When things get awfully tiring, seek for silence, most of the time the loudest lessons are learned at the most quiet corners of our hearts. ~Kuya Rene

    RFA/Yang Chandara

  5. Have a long walk with someone


    Life is full of uncertainties; we’ll never know when our time on earth is up until it’s over. So take many pics, laugh much… Take time to look up at the stars. Have a long walk with someone…Feel the cold wind… Smile a lot and love like you’ve never been hurt. Every 60 seconds you miss is a minute of happiness you’ll never get back. ~Terry



  6. Life is a canvas


    Life is a Canvas. Every action of ours is a stroke of paint and at the end, how beautiful our painting is will depend upon all our strokes, all our Actions. ~Unknown

  7. Spread your cheer, joy and love


    Go out and spread your cheer, joy and love to all those around. Fulfill this day with their smiles and your satisfaction.  ~Unknown

  8. Harmony with your past


    If you learn to make harmony with your past then there is no mountain you can’t conquer in life. ~Anurag Prakash Ray

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