The Burden

Every now and again I come across a sutta that has a simple message but can deliver a powerful teaching. One of these suttas for me is the Bhara Sutta (SN 22.22), or The Burden. It’s quite a nice sutta to know because as Buddhists we can spend such a lot of time focusing on … Continue reading The Burden

Three Wedding Days and a Funeral

Life has been somewhat up and down for me recently, I have been taken away from my usual routines to deal with the sharp end of being alive - namely sickness, old age, and death. But at the same time I found myself in a curious juxtaposition: in the same week I both attended the … Continue reading Three Wedding Days and a Funeral