Monthly Archives: January 2012

Suffering Exists Even After The Universe Ends

A Student Wrote in: Could you explain the meaning of the quote please…thanks. There comes a time when the great ocean dries up and evaporates and no longer exists, but still I say, there is no making an end of … Continue reading

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The Processes of Birth and Death

A Student wrote in the following question: I am not clear on the re-birth, re-incarnation process. How can I best understand it in scientific terms? Or perhaps not even scientific but at least some sort of idea which I can … Continue reading

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My take on Genetics and the Buddhist Concept of Rebirth

I received the following question recently: As I am reading the 5 Wisdoms, just after the diagram no # 16, in the fifth paragraph the entry of the consciousness into the fetus is explained. Yet I don’t understand how genetics … Continue reading

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New Years purification and vows for next year

It is common practice to end the year in Buddhism by reviewing our negative actions and promising to try not to do them again as well as doing purification practices such as Vajrasattva Mantras or Prayers to the 35 confession … Continue reading

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