On the second day I again visited Mahabodhi temple and visited a few monasteries around the city. There are many monasteries in Bodhgaya with all countries vying to out do each other in terms of architectural splendor and creativity. Although … Continue reading
Lumbini, Nepal is the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Lord Buddha’s mother Mahamaya was enroute to Kapilavastu when she was pregnant. On the way she stopped at Lumbini garden and under a tree Lord Buddha was born. It is generally believed that … Continue reading
Sarnath is close to Bodhgaya and takes about 5 hrs from Gaya to arrive at Varanasi by train. Sarnath is one of the four most holy places for people following the words of Buddha or Buddhists and also for Jains. … Continue reading
This month begins with my coverage of MahaBodhi Monastery enshrinement of Relics of Lord Buddha and planting of sapling of MahaBodhi Tree.
“All conditioned things are impermanent. Strive on with diligence ( for your liberation)” Last words of Buddha. Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Sama Sambuddhassa Kushinagar is one of the most important places for anyone on the path of Enlightenment following footsteps of Buddha. The best way for a backpacker … Continue reading
This article is dedicated to Guru S N Goenkaji, (in tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin) who spread Buddha’s mindfulness meditation to India and the whole world. Vipassana or to look at yourself in a special way is an insightful meditation based … Continue reading
The dude was sitting and contemplating the meaning of his website the Middle Path and thinking deeply on his favorite story about an Indian prince from India.
Concluding series on Sivananda Ashram. I got interested in Yoga as an Old Vipassana Meditator when I was having breathing issues and many people suggested me to consider Yoga. A fellow Vipassana meditator recommended Sivananda Ashram and thus started my … Continue reading
Hello Everyone Greetings!!! Ahoy Ahoy Ahoy… Good to connect again. I am on spiritual sabbatical again and just got back from Sivananada Ashram in Kerala from Yoga Vacation. GUESS will not be posting much in March which is continuation of … Continue reading
16 January marked the 24th anniversary of Venerable Ajahn Chah leaving his mortal body. Venerable Ajahn Chah was one of the foremost Theravada monk of Thai tradition and widely considered an Arahant. (Arahant means Enlightened, a person who has become Enlightened … Continue reading