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กำลังแสดงโพสต์จาก สิงหาคม, 2011

Buddhism Today

Today, Buddhism is found in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Japan, China, etc, and in some parts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, also in the European countries and the USA. It is believed that the Buddhist population of the world is over 500 million.
The Buddha’s teachings consist of three basic principles; they are:-
Sila Samadhi Panna Sila is the development of morality. While Samadhi is the tool to purify the mind on order to see its nature, how to control it, how to develop it, and make use of it. Panna is wisdom or enlightenment – the realization of the true nature of life and universe at large. The whole teaching of the Buddhais based on the three pillars. They are some time called "Majjhima Patipada" or the Middle Path of life. These are:
Right Understanding Right Thought Right Speech Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Right Mindfulness Right Concentration It is the Middle Path as it avoids the two extremes: the Sensual Plea…

The Rains Retreat in Thailand...

It has come to that time of year when we take part in processions around the temple and make offerings to the monks. The full moon in July marks the start of the three month long Rains Retreat. Thursday 17th July 2008 is Asarnha Bucha and the following day is Khao Phansa which marks the official start. These are public holidays and many people will go to the temple early in the morning to make merit. Then they will be back in the evening to take part in candlelight processions around the main stupa. They will also listen to sermons and many of them will make an effort to keep the Buddhist precepts. If you are on holiday in Thailand at the moment, you should be aware that this holiday is alcohol free.
This past week, many schools in Thailand visited one of their local temples to make merit. Our school went as well. We took along a two metre high candle which will be kept alight for the entire Rains Retreat. We also took buckets of food and basic essentials for the monks. …

Eating in or Eating out ? Restaurant culture in England and Thailand

In England , Most of British people will go out to eat in a restaurant or a pub. Eating out is more popular in England. Sure that British people spent more on eating out in restaurants than on cooking for themselves. Which It seem that many British people are becoming increasingly interested in how good their food tastes, and also healthy good. Eating out

However, I think that eating out can also be expensive. But most of British people like to go to a restaurant to eat because it’s comfortable and good tastes including serving good to consumer or customer. Most of British people often eat in a restaurant before they will go to do something like watching the movie at cinema or theatre , shopping , traveling ,etc.    Eating in

In Thailand, Most of Thai people don’t like to go to a restaurant to eat or eating out because It ‘s very expensive but some people like to go to a restaurant namely wealthy people , celebrity ,etc. Which in Thailand is different from England because most of Thai …