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How To Explain, End And Prevent Mass Hysteria?

Nov. 30 | Individuals’ delusions can lead to collective confusion. Individuals’ clarifications can lead to collective illuminations. – Stonepeace | Books Mass hysteria is sometimes the expression of collective obsessive behavior – due to group...

We Are Still Buddhists, Not Yet Buddhas!

Oct. 24 | Just as it is swiftest to master a worldly skill by enrolling in a good school  to learn from a good teacher, it is swiftest to master the transcendental skills to Buddhahood by entering the most recommended [Sukavati] Pure Land to learn from the best...

Does Chanting Lead To Seeing Of Spirits?

Sep. 23 | Question: Someone said he sees more spirits (ghost beings) when he chants. Is this supposed to happen? If chanting attracts spirits, is it good for us? Answer: If what said is true, why this happened depends on what is chanted, where and when it was...

Countdown Haiku

Aug. 24 | Make this life countdown to the greatest school ever – Amituofo’s land! Share This:

Why Do Buddhists Avoid Meat-Eating & Practise Animal Liberation?

Jun. 1 | (The Bodhisattva Precepts On Going Vegetarian & Releasing Lives) How does one keep wishing all beings to be well and happy while eating many of them? –  Anonone To answer the titled question, let us look at five interconnected Bodhisattva...

What If You Can Fulfil ‘Absolutely Anything’?

May. 18 | Sampled by ‘superior’ aliens, Neil is lent the power to wish absolutely anything to reality. It was a test to see if humans know good from evil, to deserve life as usual, or to be destroyed – if deemed too stupid and dangerous to the rest...

An Imperfect Student Seeks A Perfect Teacher

May. 18 | As it is with perfectionism that we become perfect, why compromise on it? – Stonepeace | Books [1] Stages Of Seeking A Perfect Teacher (i) No Teacher: Before discovery of Sakyamuni Buddha’s teachings, the student had no true spiritual teacher, as...

The Faith Factor: Strengthening Faith Through The Treatise On Ten Doubts About Pure Land (6th Run)

May. 5 | First 100 Register Free: http://pmt.org.sg/activities-and-classes/registration.aspx?a=59 Free Reference Book For All Course Participants Feedback From Previous Runs: Dear Brother Shi’an, attending your Dharma lessons is definitely enjoyable to...

Guru Rinpoche & Lama Tsongkhapas’s Exhortation To Reach Pure Land

Oct. 15 | 若有众生, 闻是说者, 应当发愿, 生彼国土。 – 阿弥陀经 (释迦牟尼佛) If there are [sentient] beings who hear this [teaching], they should vow [aspire] to be born in that [Pure] Land. – Amitā[bha] Sūtra (Śākyamuni Buddha) In...

Understanding Amituofo Via The Amitabha Sutra (16th Run)

May. 27 | Click To Register Here Scenes Of 10th Run At Kong Meng San: Practice of guided mindfulness of Buddha Practice of recitation of sutra once before detailed learning with bilingual text Practice of guided mindfulness of Buddha Testimonial-sharing on...

Foremost Path To Buddhahood

Apr. 8 | 都摄六根, 净念相继, 得三摩地, 斯为第一。 To gather in the six [sense] roots, with pure [Buddha] mindfulness in continuous succession, to attain samādhi, this is the foremost method [to Buddhahood]. – 楞严经大势至菩萨念佛圆通章 ...

How To See Buddha

Apr. 8 | 若众生心, 忆佛念佛, 现前当来, 必定见佛。 If sentient beings’ minds recollect the Buddha [Amitābha], and are mindful of the Buddha, now or in the future, they will definitely see the Buddha. – 楞严经大势至菩萨念佛圆通章 ...

The Faith Factor: Strengthening Faith Through The Treatise On Ten Doubts About Pure Land (5th Run)

Mar. 20 | click to enlarge poster Register: tinyurl.com/buddhistclass Feedback From Previous Runs: Dear Brother Shi’an, attending your Dharma lessons is definitely enjoyable to the point of “addiction” (if not for my time constraints.) Most...

An Open Letter To Buddhist Practitioners

Feb. 4 | Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men. – Lord John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Buddha Recitation practitioners [of mindfulness of the name of Amitabha Buddha – Amituofo] should...