Sahaloka Traveller 娑婆遊者

32. The Reincarnation of a WWII Pilot

The Reincarnation of James Houston Jr. is a well-known and well-documented reincarnation case, broadcasted on NBC in the United States several decades ago. James Houston Jr. was…

31. The Three Realms and Six Destinies of Samsara

This post discusses the possible places a person undergoing Samsara can end up in. These places are generally called the Three Realms and Six Destinies…

30. Causality

This post discusses Causality, Buddha’s teaching that impacts every human being. However, with the advent of Eistein’s Special Relativity, Causality has also entered the scientific…

29. Mentergy

As a conclusion to the discussion on reality, we examine how combining mentality and energy into a single concept, such as mentergy, will not only…

28. The Observer Effect

In this post, we discuss the Observer Effect. The Observer Effect is associated with the Double-Slit Experiment and was discovered in 1801 by British polymath Thomas…

27. Liberation! The Emptiness of the Five Aggregates

In this post, we discuss the Heart Sutra and how Mahabodhisattva Avalokiteśvara liberates himself from suffering by realizing the Empiness of the Five Aggregates.  Before…

26. Namarupa

In this post, we discuss namarupa. Like the Five Aggregates, namarupa suggests that rupa is not what it seems to be.  Namarupa (Chinese=名色), according to…

25. Epistemology (v) The Five Aggregates

In this post, we discuss the Five Aggregates. Aggregate is known in Sanskrit as skandha.  Skandha (Chinese=蘊), according to The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, is…

24. Epistemology (iv) The Wordless Sermon

In this post, we discuss Buddha’s most unique sermon on epistemology in his Flower Sermon, conducted in response to the question, “If there is any…

23. Epistemology (iii) Inference and Direct Perception

After discussing the use of inferentially connected words as a means of human knowledge and its limitations, in this post, we discuss Buddha’s two means…