April 21, 2021Four sights motivated Prince Siddhartha to be an ascetic - Life of Buddha: Part 2
About 24% of the earth’s landmass is mountainous. There are many famous mountains in the world: Mount Everest in the Himalayas, Mount Fuji in Japan, or Mount Taishan in China.
On November 14th, 2020, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh gave a lecture on the qualities of the wind which belongs to Milindapanha Sutra. According to the Sutra, there are four characteristics that Buddhists should learn from the wind.
On 24 September 2020, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh preached the lesson: “The merit of rejoicing at & observing the Eight Precepts”.
On 17 September 2020, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh — the Abbot of Ba Vang Pagoda, preached the second part of the lecture “Lessons learned from the Earth” belonging to Milindapanha Sutra. Due to the effect of COVID-19, the lecture was online streamed.
On September 1st, 2020, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh gave a lecture on the first quality from the earth, whose whole lesson belongs to Milindapanha Sutra.
On August 18, 2020, Thay Thich Truc Thai Minh gave a lecture on the topic "Lessons from the sea" which belongs to Milindapanha Sutra. Due to the complicated situation of COVID-19, the Dharma talk was live-streamed so that Buddhists could watch from home.
Taking eight precepts: Experiencing Monks’ practices?
Hang Thuan ceremony is a distinctive culture and special event that brings couples great blessings. It makes the connection between Buddhism and life closer, thanks to the versatile application of the Buddha’s teachings.
Do you want to have a moral and happy life as well as to benefit yourself and society? The Buddha showed us the way to achieve that purpose. That is to take refuge in the Three Jewels and especially, observe five precepts. Five precepts that lay Buddhists vow to observe are the foundation of basic morality to fulfil Buddhists’ personalities. So what are they?
Have you ever done a seemingly bad thing for the well-being of many others? Should you be in that situation again, would you do so or not? All of us have to cope with many different problems every day.