Tag Archives: Buddhism

A Spiritual Awakening (Expat Week #081)

I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. … Continue reading

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The Source: Bodh Gaya (Expat Week #080)

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. ~Buddha   For more than a year, I have … Continue reading

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Encountering the Buddha (Expat Week #056)

Truth is truth no matter what religion it comes from. ~Patricia Rotman   Moving to India, I had some expectations. I expected a lot of time to explore the inner workings of my soul and put to rest much of … Continue reading

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