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This essay will explore the problem of attachment to Patriarchy found within Buddhism as a whole. Read More
Lama Surya Das, the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, presents the definitive book on Western Buddhism for the modern-day spiritual seeker. The radical and compelling message of Buddhism tells us that each of us has the wisdom, awareness, love, and power of the Buddha within; yet… Read More
This story is from a long time ago, in the 6th century, the era of Empress Suiko, the 33rd monarch of Japan... Read More

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Jonathan never thought that he would meet Samantha the love of his dreams by this unexpected way this story goes through emotional situations and investigations, can Jonathan's scar be the reason that they fell for each other? how did he get this so special scar? please read, like and comment… Read More
The events in this story take place in 19th century Bhutan, in the backdrop of a civil war. The story is mixture of history and imagination. The civil war did exist, as did one of the main characters, but the rest is fiction. The story begins with two friends and… Read More
Good policy 1.Love is better than fighting 2.Tolerance is better than fighting 3.Friendship is better than fighting 4.Forgiveness is better than fighting 5.Smile is better than fighting 6.Humility is better than fighting 7.Peace is better than fighting 8.Kindness is better than fighting 9.Compromise is better than fighting Fighting (counter attack)is… Read More
Buddha was born 623 BC in Nepal. Metta meditation is recommended of the Buddha since BC 588 in the 2,602-year-old Pali canon. The Buddha's teachings are about suffering and how to overcome it. According to the teaching of Buddha, overcoming suffering allows a person to be truly happy. The Buddha… Read More
Buddha was born 623 BC in Nepal. Metta meditation is recommended of the Buddha since BC 588 in the 2,602-year-old Pali canon. The Buddha's teachings are about suffering and how to overcome it. According to the teaching of Buddha, overcoming suffering allows a person to be truly happy. The Buddha… Read More
You know when I meditate every time it stars off the same way, with me sitting on the sand by the beach. I'm sitting Indian style with my palms facing up at the sky, my eyes are closed, but I still can see the ocean and waves in front of… Read More
Love (metta) is patient. Love (metta) is forever. Love (metta) is forgiveness. Love (metta) is kind. Love (metta) has no hate. Love (metta) has no caste system. Love (metta) has no skin color. It does not jealous. It does not anger. Read More
Buddha was born 623 BC in Nepal. Buddha had attained Full Enlightenment under the BODHI TREE at Buddha Gaya (also known as BODH GAYA) in 588 BC. Buddha Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the MAHA-BODHI Temple Complex in Gaya district, Bihar, in India. Buddha… Read More
What is teaching of Buddha? The Buddha was once asked to summarise his teachings. : 1. Do not harm yourself 2. Do not harm any living being 3. Do well whenever you can We use ourselves as a kind of example, for we know we wish to be happy and… Read More
Like science, Buddhism is based on verifiable cause-and-effect relationships. The famous Kalama Sutta of Buddhism states that one cannot believe fully in "what one is taught, tradition, hearsay, scripture, logic, inference, appearance, agreement with established opinion, the seeming competence of a teacher, or even in one's own teacher". Buddha said… Read More
Buddha was born 623 BC in Nepal. Buddha had attained Full Enlightenment under the BODHI TREE at Buddha Gaya (also known as BODH GAYA) in 588 BC. Buddha Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the MAHA-BODHI Temple Complex in Gaya district, Bihar, in India. Buddha… Read More
The Lord Buddha was the founder of Buddhism, began his life as a prince in India. The word "Buddha" can be defined as "the Enlightened One", or "the Awakened One". The Lord Buddha was born in 623 B.C. in a country called Kapilavatthu in Northern India (its present site within… Read More
Likewise, Christians must obey the teachings of the Bible, Buddhists must obey the teaching of Buddhism, Hindus must obey the teachings of the Hinduism and Muslims must obey the teachings of Quran. Read More

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On Those who seek nothing but the merits of religion......... Read More

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a story that arose from two separate classes i was taking, namely a survey course on buddhism and a seminar on toni morrison. i got to thinking, what if a monk, living sometime in the early 19th century, became disillusioned with his religious tradition, renounced his monkhood and decided to… Read More

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Image your cyclical lifestyle but instead of being finite, you are infinite. This is a story about beauty and Buddhism. Apparently the beginning is a little dry, push through to read something captivating. Read More

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One day, I just started pondering about life and death. Unfortunately, I wrote my thoughts down on this poem. Enjoy... Read More
A dreamer of freedom searches the edges of his soul for the freedom he so desperately longs for. Read More
War, Power, Greed, Jihad, Inquisition, Crusades and Extremists, all words we associate with religion. Shamans, priests, prophets and magicians, servants of the gods, mediums of power, or frauds? Who built the great ziggurats which stand on opposite sides of our world, in Iran and Central America? Did the ancients worship… Read More
An awful marriage comes to an end in a spiraling tunnel of flowers. Read More
Does finding the meaning of life mean exploring ancient texts? Does it mean discovering the true meaning of the religion of your youth and closing off all distractions to its true meaning? Does discovering the meaning of life mean finding the ancient wisdom of the East through dharma, yoga or… Read More
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