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  • Acquiring a Mind Like Pure Gold

    Pure gold obtained by removing any contaminant metals is flexible, valuable, smooth, durable and sparkling. We need a mind like pure gold to see the truth. Our mind is contaminated with the wrong thought known as hindrances. A clever mediator can recognize these contaminants, which are obstacles for everything a person does. These hindrances are actions performed by us. ... Read more

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  • The Happiness of Letting Go

    At any moment when a person becomes unhappy and restless, s/he becomes a poor person at that moment. Happiness is the measure of richness and poverty. A person who is happy is rich. A person who is unhappy is poor. As soon as the mind gets unhappy it becomes poor. The poor mind extracts reserves from the body for its existence. ... Read more

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  • The Beauty of the Silent Mind

    As long as there is no suffering, our only refuge is the physical world consisting of money, friends, food, medicine and social positions. Dear Dhamma Friends, the physical world is more than enough for life as long as we don not experience any suffering or sorrow or distress or unhappiness.Suffering and unhappiness come piercing through all these physical name-boards and labels, and tap on us. ... Read more

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  • Coming Alive with Mindfulness of Breathing

    This book is based upon public talks given by Upul Nishantha Gamage, on the Buddhist teaching as recorded in the discourse of Girimānanda Sutta.The Buddhist teaching, with its ten insightful ‘perceptions,’ prepares the ground for the seeds of awareness to be planted, cultivating the right attitude and intention before we start our work. The 10th Perception is Ānāpāna Sati, and here the Ānāpāna ... Read more

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  • What is Human Life?

    Human life is the most wonderful creation of the universe. There is nothing better than human life. We may come across great inventions but there is nothing superior to human life in the three worlds. As we are not aware of the value of human life we use this supreme creation to invent suffering, sadness, loneliness, monotony, restlessness and stress. Animals have problems that they inherited at ... Read more

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  • Seeing Emptiness

    Upul: By saying that there is no owner to anger, do you mean that it occurs spontaneously?Godwin: No. It is the result of a cause.Upul: You said that anger is something with no substance. But when there is anger, one feels as if there were an enormous energy. Anger and hatred can even lead to killing hundreds or thousands of people.Godwin: Until realization, all defilements can appear to be very ... Read more

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  • No Burning

    Meditation comprises a number of talents, which require development, cultivation, practice and usage. This entire activity or the process is known as meditation. It includes planting, cultivating, practicing and using some talents which are instrumental in helping us to live peacefully. It is our duty and responsibility to lead a peaceful life. It is nobody else’s responsibility, but ours. ... Read more

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  • Seeing the Nature of the World

    Regardless of when and where humans lived, they suffered the most mentally, because a human mind can create suffering limitlessly. Physical suffering such as hunger and thirst has limits. However, suffering created by the mind has no limits. No other being has the ability to create problems in the mind like a human being. Such creativity in the human mind is used for creating problems. ... Read more

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  • Love, Hatred & Mettā

    Mettā (loving kindness) is a feeling that goes beyond love. Mettā does not split a person into two halves: good and bad, beautiful and ugly, educated and uneducated, wealthy and poor and so on. Mettā is the ability to live without expecting anything in return without getting angry no matter what another person does. Small incidents and words are not obstacles at all for a mind with mettā. ... Read more

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  • Be an Outsider if You Want to Change The Inside

    It is easier to fight but difficult to win. Especially if you fight against your own mind, it will be a never ending fight. As you know there are countless thoughts passing through your mind, so you have to fight against every single thought, but still the mind can produce thoughts again and again, there is no full stop, even on weekends, on holidays mind is thinking, mind produces thoughts, no ... Read more

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  • No Colour No Shape

    Meditation is not only for meditation. In other words, one should not meditate or practise meditation merely to become a meditator. Often, meditation is considered a piece of equipment or a vehicle to be used for seeing the truth. We need to make meditation a vehicle to reach the truth. Meditation is not simply to be standstill. ... Read more

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  • Buddhism = Mindfulness + Heartfulness

    Nobody can shoulder your heart and mind. You’ve got to be your own helper. You’ve got to be your own refuge. We may have heard about this so many times. When you have a problem in your mind, just close your eyes for a moment. Just be attentive and listen to yourself instead of bewildering, struggling or sobbing your heart out. That is the path for bringing forth a wise person. ... Read more

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