Today’s Daily Buddha

The root of all suffering is attachment. 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”

Today’s Daily Buddha

The Buddha (also known as Siddhartha Gotama or Siddhārtha Gautama) was a philosopher, mendicant, meditator, spiritual teacher, and religious leader who lived in Ancient India (c. 5th to 4th century BCE). He is revered as the founder of the world religion of Buddhism, and worshiped by most Buddhist schools as the Enlightened One who has transcended Karma and escaped the cycle of birth and rebirth. He taught for around 45 years and builtContinue reading “Today’s Daily Buddha”

Spiritual Nutrition

S Spiritual Nutrition: Six Foundations for Spiritual Life and the Awakening of Kundalini This recently added to my library.  And I’m glad I did. When we eat, can we feed the soul as well as the body? Can a diet have an impact on spirituality? Spiritual Nutrition empowers readers to develop personal diets that are appropriate toContinue reading “Spiritual Nutrition”