5000s Magazine Issue 32

The King who was Saved by His Own Virtues – A Story from the Buddha’s Era สังวรชาดก

In the ancient kingdom of Varanasi, the king had 100 sons and told his counsellors that they could select any one of them to succeed him when he passed away. When the king died, his […]

The Power of Chanting อาจารย์อัจฉราวดี วงศ์สกล Vipassana Meditation Master Acharavadee Wongsakon พลังจาก การสวดมนต์

An insensitive, inconsiderate, and violence-prone mind is not found in a good person. If you find yourself feeling too lazy to meditate, what to do? Chanting a prayer is a good start. In Buddhist prayers, […]

The Truth about Suffering เหน็ ทกุ ข์ จงึ เหน็ ธรรม

เรอ่ื ง ธนชั พงศ์ เมธปี ยิ ะวฒั น์ Once I made a business trip in a town nearby the sea in southern Thailand and was accompanied by my wife and little son. As we were […]

A Perfect Toast ดื่มอวยพรสะท้อนใจ

It’s always better to stay sober. Consciousness is, after all, essential for navigating life. If you don’t want to drink, don’t. Why should you give in to peer pressure in the belief that alcoholic drinks […]

The Fountain of Youth หน้าตึงดึงทุกข์

Since the birth of civilization, humans have been in search of the fountain of youth. But eternal youth is impossible to attain, no matter how hard you try. Even state-of-the-art cosmetic technology or complicated beauty […]

FAMOUS STORIES in Buddha’s Time พระนางมัลลิกาเทวี Queen Malika: From Commoner to Queen

เรยี บเรยี ง ประภาพร ขาวทอง The story of Cinderella never ceases to intrigue us: a young woman with humble beginnings who won the prince’s heart and became his queen. So, when the fairytale becomes a […]

THE ART OF BUDDHIST ARCHITECTURE

A terrace in Buddhist architecture refers to a walkway with a rooftop and built around the principle Buddha image in a temple with a quadrangle layout. It can be called “Cloister” or “Gallery”. Normally, there […]