For Parents

Happy Veseak 2561 (2017)

                                                  May we strive to seek the truth and continue to uphold His teachings. May all…

How Should Buddhists Vote?

Jeta Cove Dharma applied here & now Series #2     How Should Buddhists Vote? On 11 September 2015, millions of Singaporeans will head to the polls for the 11th General Election since independence in 1965. Many of us have…

The significance of Qing Ming

As Qing Ming 清明节 draws near, let us find out more about how we can honour our ancestors’ lives and deeds; and appreciate how strangers such as farmers and migrant workers contribute to our lives. From Venerable Chuan Guan’s blog:…

Flower

Love is Being There, With Every Breathe

This morning, I found myself waking up with an intent stare at L’s sleeping body. I just wanted to make sure that he was breathing as he was unwell the night before. My body relaxed when I saw his body softly breathing…

Outrage

Reflections on Opening Film of THIS BFF 2012 – Outrage

By Poh Shi Hui   The opening film, “Outrage” opened eyes and hearts, to see that above our weakness and aggression, lies a common vulnerability to defending our ego. Like the bandit, the lady and the warrior, we want ourselves to…

Release or no release? That is the Buddhist question.

By Chong Kwek Yan NParks, as they do every year, released a statement in the media reminding the public not to “release animals into the wild”. Last year, I wrote a letter to Today about this. I am also part of a working group of…