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Suffering from memories

Dr Bessel van der Kolk, a leading expert in the study of trauma, suggests that post-traumatic stress is a widespread problem in our society and that the solution to this problem may lie in going beyond traditional treatment. The symptoms of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) may be well known. People with PTSD suffer from flashbacks […]

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Seeing things as they are

Buddhism is quite different from all other major religions. While other religions offer to its followers the answers to metaphysical questions and doctrines to devote oneself to, Buddhism presents to those interested primarily a different way of seeing things. This is because Buddhists say that the Buddha was first and foremost interested in the human […]

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A sacred need for Silence

In the Christian religion, speaking in a way that is unrestrained and indiscriminate is considered morally evil. According to the bible, for “every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment”. But Christianity is just one of the many religions that have a bleak assessment of those […]