Buddhism is a spiritual tradition that emphasizes the importance of cultivating wisdom and compassion in order to alleviate suffering and achieve enlightenment. Zen Buddhism is a branch of Mahayana Buddhism that emphasizes the practice of meditation and mindfulness as a means to achieve these goals.


You are Not the Character You are Playing

As humans, we tend to identify with the roles and characters we consider ourselves to be.  However, Buddhism teaches us that these roles and personas are only mental constructs and do not represent our true

Buddhism, History

Eiheiji Temple

Eiheiji was build in 1244 and is the main temples of the Soto school of Zen Buddhism. It is located deep in the mountains in Fukui Prefecture, about 16 km from Fukui City. The temple