Alan Peto

Alan Peto is a writer on Modern Buddhism. You can learn more about Alan by clicking here.

A Buddhist Thanksgiving: Understanding Gratitude in Buddhism

Learn about the Buddhist practice of being thankful, loving kindness, compassion, and giving. Perfect for Thanksgiving in the United States of America, or any time!

Let it Go, Let it Go! Understanding Attachment in Buddhism

Understand what Attachment means in Buddhism, and how the Three Poisons and fires relate to it.

Transforming Suffering After the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

In the light of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, how can we transform the suffering of the Las Vegas Shooting and prevent future ones? Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh helps us answer this question.

Driving The Bodhisattva Path in Mahayana Buddhism

What is the Bodhisattva Path in Mahayana Buddhism? Learn about this fundamental part of Mahayana, and how to become a Bodhisattva and Buddha through it.

Who Are You? Understanding Nonself in Buddhism

Understand the concept of no-self (nonself) in Buddhism, and how it helps lead you towards Nirvana and helping you to see the world as it truly is.

Happy (Buddhist) Impermanence Day!

Understanding Impermanence (Anicca) in Buddhism allows us to understand what causes our suffering in life, and how to transcend it.

Happy 2,641st Birthday, Buddha!

Learn about the Buddha's Birthday and Bathing the Buddha ceremonies and celebrations.

The Engaged Buddhist: Tips for Citizens Who Want Change

Learn how, as a citizen who wants to see change in your society, you can you bring change through Buddhist teachings.

Animals in Buddhism

How do Buddhists and Buddhism see animals? Are they the same as us? Can they become a Buddha? Learn more in this article!

Top 5 Videos for Buddhist Newbies

Here are five videos that are sure to help anyone who is new to Buddhism to learn about the Buddha, and important concepts and teachings.

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