Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva

This article was originally published in Feng Shui Times on 29 March 2001. One of my favourite Bodhisattvas. A friend told me her story: She was sleeping on her bed when she felt something sit on her chest. The thing was heavy and she found it … [Continue reading]

The Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

This article was originally published in Feng Shui Times on 16 February 2001. In many Buddhist temples, there will be images of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara or popularly known as "Guan Shi Yin Pu'sa" (Guan-Yin for short). Most images depict the … [Continue reading]

The 5 Buddhas Of Our Kalpa

This article was originally published in Feng Shui Times on 2 February 2001. Edited for clarity (I was very young when I wrote this). Most people know that the founder of Buddhism was Sakyamuni, known also as the Gautama Buddha. But do you know … [Continue reading]

Theravada VS Mahayana

This article was originally published in Feng Shui Times on 29 January 2001. It's Buddhism. Both originated from India. So why are they divided into 2 or more groups? Louis Vuitton, Donna Karen, Armani, Versace, Vera Wang, Dolce and Gabbana - … [Continue reading]