Buddhism

Buddhism

In the history of Indian religions, Buddhism occupies a unique place, first, for throwing open its portals not only to the Indians of all strata of the society but also …

Read More

How to Convert to Buddhism

What does one need to do in order to become a Buddhist? This is an often asked question that many people ponder. Let’s start off with some general knowledge of …

Read More

The Culture of Buddhism

The culture I researched for my culture project was Buddhism. This culture is a subculture. The purpose of there life is to reach enlightenment, “nirvana.” A lot of people think …

Read More

The Three Poisons in Buddhism

If you are practicing the Mahayana path of Buddhism which can also be dubbed as “Tibetan Buddhism,” you will be taught about the “Three Poisons.”  The Three Poisons of Buddhism …

Read More

What is Dharma

Strictly, ‘Dharma’ is a Sanskrit term meaning ‘to carry or hold’. At first glance this meaning tells us nothing; it offers us nothing to carry and less to hold onto! …

Read More

What are the four Noble Truths

Buddhism is often seen as esoteric; especially by individuals who live outside of Asia. This is a shame because there is nothing exotic about Buddha’s philosophy. The tenets of Buddhism …

Read More

Enlightenment Buddha Dhamma

ENLIGHTENED Few, if any of us have ever sought to attain perfection. In today’s society, there is no “right” way, just many different paths. Each path represents its own cache …

Read More

Experiencing Buddhism

I had always been highly impressed by Gautama Buddha ever since my childhood when I first read about him in our history class in school. There was something very fairytale-like, …

Read More

Karma

My friend William once asked me: ‘What is karma?’ ‘You’re sitting on a beetle now and killing it, so you would come back in your next life as a beetle …

Read More