Category: Dhamma

Documentary: A Monk’s Life

This is a video that the Mind Stories team made when I was on a personal meditation retreat in the Northern part of Thailand. After organizing meditation retreats for many people, it’s great to have […]

Five false beliefs about meditation

1. You need to be in the perfect posture. Meditation is about the mind … not the body. The posture helps us to stay relaxed so we don’t want to worry about it anymore. You […]

Video: 5 simple ways to let go of worries and anxiety

Do you always have worries and anxiety when you meditate? Here are the five simple ways to help you cope with your struggle with thoughts and find the inner peace once again.

Video: how to deal with anger and disturbance in life

Life is full of challenges but there’s a way to maintain peace inside. In this video, I talked about how we can easily deal with anger and disturbance especially while we are meditating. When we […]

Video: how to overcome bad Karma

In this video, I explain the meaning of Karma and how we can overcome effects of bad Karma that sometimes we did and felt regretful later on.

Video: the nature of the mind

In the last episode we talked about the definition of the mind and what it is important to take care of the mind in addition to the body in different ways including meditation. But why do some people fail? That’s because they don’t know the true nature of the mind. Without this understanding, people will have expectation that can be burden of their mental development including their meditation practice.

Video: what is the mind?

In this video, I explain the meaning of the mind, which is the core basic foundation of meditation practice, inner peace and personal development. Those who can conquer the mind can conquer the whole world. […]

Introducing the Mind Stories channel

This is a new channel I’m working with. The channel Mind Stories will feature meditation, Buddhist principles, Karma Talk, Questions and Answers hosted by Theravada Buddhist monks. You can join the channel via: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIwcBiSqeVG_Wn-EQ3ri-WA LP […]

Journey #67 – Singapore

In Singapore, I went to teach 3 different topics in the Dhammakaya Center Singapore: A journey of becoming a teaching monk in 50 countries Using Information Technology to teach an ancient knowledge of Meditation in […]

Why do Thai monks wear orange robes?

I once asked my master about the meaning of the orange color that we Thai Buddhist monks wear because this has become the most frequently asked question that I’ve got from traveling to 50 countries. I […]

The Middle Way

The middle way is a simple, yet profound saying that holds many deep meanings. The word phase “middle way” or Majjhimāpaṭipadā in Pali refers to refers to a way of life, a way of meditation, and a way to inner peace.

What is Dhammakaya?

Dhammakaya is a combination of two words: Dhamma and Kaya. Dhamma (Pali or Dharma in Sankrit) is a pure nature that exists in everyone of us. Kaya means layers or bodies.