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Sometimes we do a good deed for the wrong reason:

Bad Karma

Paying it forward is always a good thing. You may find yourself in an unfortunate situation as well someday, and will be thankful for the assistance.

I really do love a good pizza. After several recommendations about the quality of a certain pizza place in Bangkok, I decided to give it a try.

I will have to agree with those who gave... Read more here...

Bad Karma For Them, or Karmic Retribution For Me?

Bad Karma

Karma, also known as the law of cause and effect, is an absolute.

The good deeds, and the harmful actions that we bring unto others will return to us seeking blessings upon us, or retribution against us, as a result of our actions set forth by our intentions.

Life is a cruel teacher... Read more here...

Five Principles For a Buddhaful Life

5 principles for a Buddhaful life

Five Principles to embrace that will positively propel us towards a Buddhaful life.

The past is gone, it is over, and there is nothing that we can do to change it. It doesn’t matter how many times we beat ourselves up over it, or try to relive it, the outcome will... Read more here...

Hypnagogic Enlightenment

Hypnagogic Enlightenment

Halfway between the alpha state of dreaming, and our normal waking state of consciousness lays terra incognito, the hypnagogic state of enlightenment. It is only in the state of hypnagogia that we are truly awake, and free to explore the new wisdom that is presented to us.

When we enter into the hypnagogic state of enlightenment, our monkey minds are silenced, and... Read more here...

Why Should I Let Go Of My Attachments?

Let go of attachments

As we all know, all things are impermanent. It is not only the material items here on the physical plane that we here in the human realm of existence experience firsthand that are impermanent, but our thoughts, ideas, and emotions are impermanent as well.

There is no logic in becoming passionately attached to that which is inherently impermanent... Read more here...

The Monkey Mind:

The Monkey Mind

Your Monkey Mind is always monkeying around. Like a monkey swinging through the jungle clinging to one branch then releasing it to randomly grab and cling to another.

So too are the random thoughts in our mind that manifest, and linger in our heads for a moment only to disappear and be replaced... Read more here...

The Tree of Suffering:

The tree of suffering

Attachment to things, and people that we admire only brings us suffering. Picture yourself, and your life as a mighty oak tree. The decisions that you make, and the actions that you take are the leaves hanging from the many strong branches of the tree of your life. Read more here...

Letting Go Of Attachment:

Letting Go Of Attachment

The hardest attachment to let go of, is letting go of your attachment to the person you love. I had envisioned my idea of what the perfect woman was, just like every other man out there. My vision of the perfect woman was… Read more here...

Overcoming Your Fears By Facing Them:

Face Your Fears

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment that you reject all help are you freed.” ~ Buddha Read more here...

The Importance of Mindfulness:

The Importance of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is important for us if we are to complete our daily tasks in a successful and uneventful manner. Most of us live chaotic lives, and we are faced with many distractions that draw our attention away from what we are doing in the present moment. Read more here...

The Enigma of Karma:

The Enigma of Karma

The Enigma of Karma has a most perplexing way of rewarding the good deeds, and reprimanding the bad deeds of everyone. An enigma is something that is mysterious, or difficult to understand. Karma is a part of both Hinduism, and Buddhism. It refers to a person’s actions during their present life, and their actions in past lives as well. Read more here...

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