Category Archives: Dhamma Stories

Where should we put Buddha-images?

These days you might see Buddha-images in many places, restaurant, café, living room or in the garden. This could be common to the non-Buddhists. Some may not know why we create Buddha-image? Perhaps, they think that the Buddha-images are the … Continue reading

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EXAMINE YOURSELF

Before bedtime each night, take a few minutes to meditate upon your day. Reflect on everything you have done throughout the day, from the time you wake up, to the time you go to bed (i.e., waking, eating, working, meditating, … Continue reading

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What the Buddha taught about wash away your sins?

One Morning Phra Ananda, the Buddha’s attendant went for an alms round in Savatee City and saw a Brahmin named Sangarava who believed that to be pure from all sins one had to wash oneself three times a day in … Continue reading

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Soumana suttra (Giving vs not giving)

Once upon a time Princess Soumana with 500 princesses paid respect to the Lord Buddha and asked him the following: Oh! My Lord if your 2 disciples who had equal faith, morality and wisdom but one was more charitable than … Continue reading

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The six roads to ruin(Abai ya mook)

Abai ya mook (bad drive) means the entrance to destruction. All of us like to be successful in life but with lack of right understanding or lack of discipline some may walk their life in the wrong ways. The Dhamma … Continue reading

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Reckless one is similar to a dead person.

One morning when the Lord Buddha went for an alms round he saw a merchant setting up his shop to run a business for the three seasons i.e. for summer, winter and autumn. Knowing his future, the Buddha smiled, that … Continue reading

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Dhammapada on the law of kamma

Once upon a time while the Lord Buddha was staying at Savattee City. Three groups of monks from various cities came to visit the Buddha in his residence.  After the Buddha’s greeted the monks, they reported to him their experiences … Continue reading

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