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How Are Vows & Precepts Related?

Apr. 8 | Question: What is the significance of taking vows in Buddhism? Answer: There are several kinds of vows for Buddhists. Taking refuge in the Triple Gem is one kind. Committing to the Five Precepts is another, as is to the Eight Precepts, Bodhisattva Precepts...

The 48 Great Vows Of Amituofo (6th Run): Boundless Blessings For This Life & The Next

Dec. 23 | Vows 17 to 48 will be covered in Module 2 Click HERE To Register  Feedback From Past Runs: Great thanks to Bro. Shi’an, for the profound and meaningful teaching on the 48 Great Vows of Amituofo. This is the 2nd time I am attending this course and...

How Are Amituofo’s 18th, 19th & 20th Vows Related?

Sep. 28 | Question: As Vow #18, #19 and #20 of Amituofo (Amitabha Buddha) seem somewhat similar yet different, can you compare and contrast them for better appreciation of their intricacies? Answer: The overall significance of these 3 great Vows is immeasurably...

The 48 Great Vows Of Amituofo: Boundless Blessings For This Life & The Next (4th Run)

May. 23 | Register: www.tinyurl.com/buddhistclass Feedback From Previous Rounds: Dear Brother Shen, I’ve enjoyed every lesson since Module 1 of ‘The 48 Great Vows of Amituofo’ course. It is very engaging, informative and easy to understand. It has a tremendous...

The Monk With Practice Without Faith & Aspiration

Aug. 24 | One with true Faith in a goal will have true Aspiration to advance with true Practice to reach it.  – Stonepeace | Get Books During the Later Lê dynasty in Vietnam, there was a certain monk at the Temple of Light who diligently practiced Buddha...

High Time To Transform Our Resolutions To Vows!

Jan. 27 | If we have stronger resolutions for the worldly, we have stronger aspirations for the samsaric. – Stonepeace Come spring, we often do spring-cleaning of our houses. But what about spring-cleaning our immediate homes too? Our minds, which shape our...

The Four Noble Truths & The Four Magnificent Vows

Apr. 18 | The Four Noble Truths partially realised lead to self-liberation. The Four Noble Truths totally actualised lead to liberation of others [as they transform to be the Four Magnificent Vows]. – Stonepeace First Magnificent Vow of the Bodhisattva: I...

A Great Bodhisattva Recommends A Great Place!

Oct. 20 | … When my life approaches its end, may all obstructions be fully eradicated, may I see Amitabha Buddha [Amituofo] in person, may I be instantly born in his World of Peace and Bliss [Pure Land]… These Samantabhadra’s supreme practices,...