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The Emperor And The Flower Seeds

Long ago, in a faraway kingdom, there lived an Emperor who loved nature. Anything he planted burst into bloom. Up came flowers, bushes and even big fruit trees, as if…

Living the Compassionate Life

Summary: This teaching by the Dalai Lama, adapted from The Compassionate Life published in 2001, explains how the Buddhist teachings of mindfulness and compassion lead inevitably to feelings of self-confidence…

Buddhistic Revelation to the Modern World

Engaged in life at the turn of a civilization, we must confront all crucial conflicts due to the chaos of differing ideologies mankind has been entangled in from the very…

Kids’ Games

Peanut Pitch (indoor game) Players: 2 or more Materials: 5 unshelled peanuts for each player, 3 bowls of different sizes that you can nest Place the smallest bowl into the…

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Jarvis Becomes A Buddhist

Red Tara Comes to San Quentin: Taking Buddhist Vows in Prison Jarvis Masters is a prisoner on Death Row in San Quentin. His story, "Joe Bob Listens," appeared in the…

The Lion Dance History

Lion is the king of animal. Though daring and brave, it is not as fierce as we think. Though it looks strong and powerful, it is benevolent and tame. Its…

Lion Dancing An Ancient Art Form

Lion Dancing: An Ancient Art Form GĐPT Liễu Quán Seattle, Washington  By Bao H. Nguyen Posted in Community, Features, News, Volume 38 No. 03 Bao Nguyen arrived in the U.S….

Sydney Celebrate Lunar New Year in ‘Saigon Place’

Saturday, 29 January 2011 Bankstown's CBD will once again come to life for the fifth annual Bankstown Lunar New Year Festival as Bankstown City Plaza becomes 'Saigon Place'. Mayor of…

Traditions of Tết, the Vietnamese New Year

By Tung Nguyen Vietnamese New Year is the most important Festival of the Vietnamese people. When Spring arrives, all Vietnamese are thrilled by the advent of Tet. Wherever they may…

The Origin of Bánh Chưng, Bánh Dầy

Very long time ago even before the Birth of Christ, King Hung Vuong VI of the Hong Bang Dynasty, decided to retire from his throne after defeating the Chinese Invaders….

The Origin of Táo Quân

There is a popular belief in Viet Nam that Táo Quân, the Three Kitchen Gods, are present in the kitchen of every home. These gods observe everything that takes place…

About TET – Vietnamese New Year

        Tet, which means the first morning of the first day of the new year, is the Vietnamese New Year. The celebration lasts for 7 days. The Lunar New Year…

The Theory of Karma (3)

Karma and Vipaka "Karma is action, and Vipaka, fruit or result, is its reaction" Just as every object is accompanied by a shadow, even so every volitional activity is inevitably…

Kids’ Games

Huckle, Buckle, Beanstalk (indoor game) Players: 3 or more Materials: Chair This game sharpens your observation skills and makes you a good detective. You’ll be amazed at how long it’ll…

The Theory of Karma (2)

WHAT IS KARMA? The Pali term Karma literally means action or doing. Any kind of intentional action whether mental, verbal, or physical, is regarded as Karma. It covers all that…

The Theory of Karma (1)

Karma is the law of moral causation. The theory of Karma is a fundamental doctrine in Buddhism. This belief was prevalent in India before the advent of the Buddha. Nevertheless,…