Aung Kyaw Naing DMY

99 Added | 13 Magazines | 422 Likes | 6 Following | @AungKyawNai49ae | My name is Aung Kyaw Naing (U). Now,I being a Buddhist monk who known as Venerable Thaw Hizaa (DMY). The name of my monestory is called, "Da Mar Yone"

Robot to run for mayor in Japan in 'world first' promising 'fairness and balance' for all residents

A robot has been nominated to run for the position of mayor in Tokyo, promising to be "fair and balanced" to all its constituents.<p>The mayoral …

Artificial Intelligence

13 Nutritionist-Recommended Superfoods That'll Boost Your Metabolism

Although it's quite easy to indulge in all kinds of food, we all know that all grub is not created equal. For instance, superfoods aren't dubbed …

Nutrition

Pinecones could help make buildings more energy efficient

Scientists look to the behavior of cones for heating and cooling systems.<p>Scientists who invent things often look to nature for inspiration. Their goal is to mimic biological systems in order to create new consumer products, or improve existing ones. The 1941 introduction of Velcro, for example, …

Engineering

Top 7 Health Benefits Of The Indian Superfood: Amaranth

The Indian superfood Amaranth is usually seen by the rest of the world as a weed. However, some varieties of this superfood are actually consumed as …

Nutrition

Do You Know What Carbohydrates Actually Are?

Carbohydrates are a component of food that supplies energy (calories) to the body. Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients, along with …

ALMA peers into the hearts of stellar nurseries

With their spectacular glowing arms, grand spiral galaxies seem to get all the attention — but NGC 6822, a barred irregular dwarf galaxy, proves that …

Cosmology

Elite: Dangerous stages a tribute to Stephen Hawking

Community sets off on five-hour tour of 19 stations named for the famed physicist<p>Beginning at 5 p.m. ET, the <i>Elite: Dangerous</i> community will kick off an event to celebrate the life of Stephen Hawking, the renowned British physicist who died Tuesday.<p>The event, which spans all platforms, will tour the …

Stephen Hawking

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, How to Build a Computer With Free Will, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: A new article considers if it will be possible for artificial intelligence to mimic free will.Source: The Conversation.Do you have free …

Artificial Intelligence

Your Gut and Your Resistance to Stress

Could your gut be affecting your mental health?<p>The science is young, but we see the connection to the gut in some psychiatric conditions like …

Amazon River

The Mindfulness of the Buddha

As secular mindfulness continues to expand into many layers of our society, from psychotherapy offices and schools to corporations and the military, …

Meditation

Half-Billion-Year-Old Fossil Brains Found in Ancient Predator

The new discovery sheds light on the evolution of insect and crustacean nervous systems.<p>With help from 15 fossils recently discovered in Greenland, scientists are now able to peer inside the brain of an animal that lived 520 million years ago.<p>The extinct species, <i>Kerygmachela kierkegaardi</i>, swam in …

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

Carbon-free fusion power could be ‘on the grid in 15 years’<p>The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private …

Physics

11 Benefits of Loving-Friendliness Meditation

We don’t need an ideal society or a perfect world to practice loving-friendliness. We aren’t practicing to save the world or make it perfect. We …

What the Buddha Taught Us About Race

Thai forest monk <b>Thanissaro Bhikkhu</b> is a prolific translator of the Pali canon, the earliest complete set of the Buddha’s teachings. Than Geoff, as he …

Watch an Exclusive Clip From Walk with Me, a New Film about Thich Nhat Hanh

What would it be like to spend three years in the presence of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh?<p>Viewers of <i>Walk with Me</i> will get a taste of life at Plum …

Meditation

Dissecting Anger in the Dharma Hall

My teacher, Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw, would come into the dharma hall once every morning during one of the sitting sessions. He would make some brief, …

Meditation

The Sound of One Hand Healing

I broke my hand last year. I knew immediately it was broken by the exquisite, searing pain. I have experienced my fair share of pain, from kidney …

Integrative Medicine

Buddhists Pitch In with Hurricane Harvey Relief

As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to flood many areas of Texas and Louisiana, Buddhists in the Houston area are pitching in with disaster relief …

5 Things That Might Surprise You about Meditation Retreats

The glory. The soothing waves of warm peach syrup flooding the folds of your brain. The sheer bliss of sitting still and letting ultimate peace …

What Did the Buddha Say About Lying?

The Buddha took a hard line on truth.<p>“One who feels no shame at telling a deliberate lie,” the Buddha told a monk after dramatically pouring out the …

Review: 'The Last Dalai Lama'

In 1979, when His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama made his <b>first</b> public appearance in North America, at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New …

Meet a Sangha: Houston's Texas Buddhist Association

<b>City:</b> Houston, Texas <b><br>Tradition:</b> Nondenominational<b>Year Founded:</b> 1979<b>Number of Members:</b> An estimated 1,500 families <b>Meeting Place:</b> Jade Buddha Temple …

Review: The Venerable W is an "Unsettling Self Portrait" of Burmese Buddhist Monk and Hate-monger Ashin Wirathu

Barbet Schoeder’s <i>The Venerable W</i>., which premiered at the 2017 Cannes International Film Festival in May, is the final installment in what the …

Socially Engaged Buddhist Sulak Sivaraksa Cleared of Defamation Charge

Sulak Sivaraksa, the 84-year-old scholar and outspoken socially engaged Buddhist, wrote in a public letter today that the latest case against him for …

Amnesty International

Tricycle's Top 17 of 2017

From evolutionary psychology’s support of what the Buddha taught 2,600 years ago to why Stephen Batchelor quit guru yoga to three poems to introduce …

Meditation

What Do Buddhists Mean When They Talk About Not-Self?

The foundational Buddhist concept of <i>anatta</i>—usually translated as “no-self,” “nonself,” or “not-self”—can be a headbanger for practitioners. What does …

Meditation

Meet a Sangha: Centro Zen de Puerto Rico

<b><br>City:</b> Caimito, a semi-rural mountain area south of San Juan <b><br>Tradition</b>: Rinzai Zen <b><br>Abbot:</b> Kigen Raúl Dávila <b><br>Year Founded</b>: 1982 by Kyozan Joshu Sasaki …

Caribbean

Meet Three Buddhist Directors Exploring Faith through Film

When Asmita Shrish and Fateme Ahmadi first began working on what would become <i>Chandra</i>, a short film about a young boy and his grandfather, their …

Indian Cinema

Why We Must Practice the Art of Good Conversation

One day in the grocery store, I noticed long lines at the automated checkout stations while three cashier lanes nearby were empty. I took my …

Penguin Random House

How Buddhist Teachings Helped this Writer Embrace the Single Life

To say that Valentine’s Day is not the easiest time of year for people to embrace the single life is an understatement.<p>Writer Sara Eckel knows that …