The significance of Vesak Day @ 25 May 2007 (Private talk, Maris Stella High School) Million Lotus Celebrations @25 ~ 26 May 2007 (Public, Ngee Ann City) NTU Buddhist Society Alumni Vesak Celebration @ 27 May 2007 (Alumnus & friends, Venue TBC) Dharma talk for Little India Vesak Celebration @ 29 May 2007 . . . → Read More: News: Upcoming talks and events
OT stands for Off Topic, and in this series, we take a look at a BBC web site showing a very impressive view of the British History Timeline.
I’m not exactly a fan of BBC or the British folks, but hey, always good to have some general knowledge. Last I check, it’s good for small . . . → Read More: OT: British History Timeline
There will be an “Om Mani Padme Hum” 12hr chanting day on 6th April, 2007 at Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, Singapore.
Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery 88 Bright Hill Road Singapore 574117
Participation fee: Sincerity and kindness
Date & Time: 6th April 9:00am ~ 9:00pm
The chanting day . . . → Read More: Events: Om Mani Padme Hum on 6th April, 2007
Here’s a first segment of a series of talks by Master MiuKing on the Mahaprajnaparamita sutra. I’ll continue to encode the talks from DVD for upload to google video.
摩訶般若波羅蜜經系列 三歎品第30 / 現滅諍品第31（四之一） 妙境長老宣講 （1999年溫哥華） 1 of 4
. . . → Read More: Dharma talk by Master MiuKing: Mahaprajnaparamita sutra
I mentioned in one of the talks that our physical bodies are replaced totally over a period of time. I got curious and went looking for a reference.
The physical body that each of us possess (or possesses us) is made up of roughly 50 trillion cells. About 30 billion of these . . . → Read More: We are being replaced … as we speak!
Below is a work in progress. I’m penning (doesnlt look right somehow) down a simple commentary on some phrases from the Diamond Sutra 金剛經.
一切有为法 All conditioned phenomena 如梦幻泡影 are like dreams, illusions, bubbles, shadows, 如露亦如電 dew and lightning 應作如是觀 such is how one should reflect and observe!
. . . → Read More: Diamond Sutra 金剛經
ok, so my retreat is dwindling to an end, and I’ll be back in Singapore next week, but I thought I’ll just post a note so that the electronic weeds don’t cover up this blog!
Oh and guess what, it’s 2007! Yes I know, January is almost over, but that’s what happens when you . . . → Read More: Off on a retreat …
Of late, I’ve been thinking about something. “Did the Buddha do charity?”
Of course the mere inclusion of Buddha in such a question would invoke hordes of Buddha-fans who might flame this entry as its preposterous to even conceive such a question, much less ask one, and to post it online at that. Purists would . . . → Read More: Did the Buddha do charity?
The other day, I received an email informing me of the recurring charges for this site. I was somewhat bemused and thought that this was a mistake. You see, the hosting for this site is charged annually. And these matters were handled by my kappiya (steward) so I thought that this was yet another rip-off . . . → Read More: I still have attachments …