A publication in hard and soft copy of the Sinhala translation of A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Stress and Illness by Ven Sumedha.
Report on hospital visits in Bangkok and photographs from Wat Phra Kaew in the Royal Palace Compound
Bhikkhu Sumedha’s final wish was to help to establish a Burn’s Unit at the Peradeniya Hospital and today there is a commemorative event which we hope will lead to the establishment of the Unit.
A pdf copy of Bhikkhu Sumedha’s work A Buddhist Perspective on Pain, Illness and Stress for anyone to download and print out for themselves.
Publication of the teachings of Bhikkhu Sumedha on pain, stress and illness, gathered while he was working in the Intensive Care Unit at Peradeniya General Hospital during the last ten years of his life.
Ajahn Suthep demonstrating his afternoon Qi Gong workout at Vivekavana in June, 2011.
This post covers my trip to Fang, Tha Ton and Chiang Rai and the modern temples and other buildings that we found there, including the White Temple and the Black House.
Climate change will affect rainfall, temperature and water availability for agriculture in vulnerable areas. The danger is that extreme food insecurity episodes will become more common.
Here are a couple of videos by Nina Paley looking at over population from different viewpoints.
Yesterday I posted an introduction to Ven. S. Dhammika’s new book To Eat Or Not To Eat Meat, and today he has given me permission to publish the book in its entirety on the blog here.
I consider Ven S. Dhammika to be one of the more intelligent and thoughtful writers on Buddhism writing today, so I am happy to see he has put his considerable talents to examining the question of vegetarianism in Buddhism.
Recently I attended a talk by Thich Nhat Hanh, and while looking for material to post here I came across his 10 Mindful Movements, which are very similar to the practices I have developed myself.