Throughout the 5000 or so Buddhist texts – the Buddha states that when enlightenment is realised, it is understood that the concept of ‘rebirth’ is
Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world. By non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is a law eternal.
May all beings be happy and free from suffering!
Original Chinese Language Article By: Er Yan Temple (二严寺) (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Within the lay-Buddhist communities in China, the preferred method for social
Original Chinese Language Article By: Melani Manel Perera (30.4.2013) (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Thousands of young people took to the streets to protest about
This Buddhist art exhibition is named ‘Respectful Mind’, and is sponsored by the Hangzhou City Buddhist Association. All the works of art have been produced through the guidance of dharma masters residing in the great monasteries and temples of the Hangzhou area – and have been created by monks attending the Hangzhou City Buddhist Institute as students. The collection consists of 33 calligraphy works, 27 drawings and paintings, as well as seal characters, official script, short biography writing, normal script, and cursive script, etc., with all literary aspects fully represented. The work presents a diverse subject matter.