Shakyamuni Buddha

‘Shakyamuni Buddha’: literally translates to ‘Sage of the Shakyas’ & name used to refer to Gautama Buddha, a Prince born in North East India around 563 BC. He sought the truth through several years of ascetic practice (such as fasting and long hours of meditation). The Buddha reached enlightenment after a committed period of meditationContinue reading “Shakyamuni Buddha”

Impermanence – A Gateway to Liberation

The worlds longest stretch of prayer wheels. The inner kora at Labrang Monastery, Xiahe, China. Anitya or impermanence is a very powerful and profound teaching of the Buddha. We can define Anitya as;  ‘…the constant, basic universal truth of change. Impermanence is both a process of continual loss, in which things exist and then disappear,Continue reading “Impermanence – A Gateway to Liberation”