Regard the Fleeting World as a Dream

A quote from the Buddha: Regard the fleeting world like this:Like stars fading and vanishing at dawn;Like bubbles in a fast moving stream;Like morning dewdrops evaporating on blades of grass;Like a candle flickering in the strong wind;Echoes, mirages and phantoms,Hallucinations and like a dream. Regarding the world like a dream is also recommended by Hinduism. […]

How to free yourself of Morbid Thoughts

The topic of this article is how to free yourself of anxiety and morbid thoughts. This may be of use to senior persons and people suffering from serious ailments. I have myself been prone to morbid thoughts and anxiety for some time. I tried a contemplation of death exercise some years back when I was […]

These Conceptual Tools help me Stay Sane

I would like to in this article explain some concepts that I have learnt from Spirituality and which I have found not just helpful but also essential and vital to my well being. First concept is that when you are the target of malice and spite it is perfectly ok for you to feel upset. […]

A Clever Way to Enjoy Life

The Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh described Buddhism as being a clever way to enjoy life. Today I was walking up and down in my room trying to steady myself when it suddenly struck me that Thich Nhat Hanh’s encouragement to practice Buddhism was meant for people like me. I have the following qualities which […]