Today’s Daily Buddha

“The root of suffering is attachment.”  Buddha This is a saying from the Pali canon, upadhi dukkhassa mūlanti, which means “Attachment is the root of suffering.” So this is a genuine canonical quote. You’ll find it in this sutta, but translated by Thanissaro as “Acquisition is the root of stress.” His translations are rather idiosyncratic. In this translation ofContinue reading “Today’s Daily Buddha”

Buddhism: A Look Into the Beliefs, Practices & History — The Buddhists News

Dallen Nakamura • January 19, 2020 Buddhism is an exercise in spiritual development. The ultimate aim is achieving enlightenment through the practices of meditation and mindful living. Practitioners also strive to develop qualities such as compassion, wisdom, and awareness. Enlightened beings experience life without rose-colored glasses, understanding that life—with all its beauty, trials, and tribulations—can be…Continue reading “Buddhism: A Look Into the Beliefs, Practices & History — The Buddhists News”