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Buddhism
How to know if you're actually busy, or you just have a lot on
It was Michael Neill who first raised my awareness to this distinction. Have a read and see what occurs to you.What are we looking at here?A couple of people...
Helen Amery
Buddhism
Japanese Monks – priests of nothingness
Those familiar with Japanese background or culture might have seen some version of a komusō, or “priest of nothingness.” Instantly recognizable (and simultan...
Demi Powell
Buddhism
Who is Siva
We conceive God as glory, as creativity and as austerity. Vishnu is glory and magnificence, Brahma is creativity force, and Siva is austerity and renunciatio...
Demi Powell
Buddhism
Buddhist Master's 21 Rules for a Healthy Lifestyle
For years I struggled to find the peace I really wanted.You know the dream: Happiness Not overthinking No anxiety Physica...
Demi Powell
Buddhism
Buddhist Art is from another reality
Brightly-colored Buddhas holding strange ritual implements, meditational deities wearing human bone ornaments, voluptuous goddesses and terrifying, wrathful ...
Demi Powell
Buddhism
5 Simple Lessons to find your Zen
It doesn't matter if you're an atheist, devout follower of your faith, an agnostic, or anywhere in between—there's wisdom to be learned from the world's reli...
Demi Powell
Buddhism
The Argument On Vegetarianism In Tibet
The dilemma of vegetarianism was a vexed one for Buddhists in Tibet, where the large alpine landscape is acceptable for nomadic herding and a meat-and-dairy-...
Article by George Smith
Buddhism
BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO BASIC CONCEPTS OF "TIBETAN" BUDDHISM
There are books, too numerous to mention, that relate the story of the historic Buddha, Prince Gautama Shakyamuni, and explain his teachings and the basic co...
Article by George Smith
Buddhism
Description of the Vajrayāna tradition
Overview: Vajrayāna Buddhism is a.k.a. Tantric Buddhism, Tantra, Mantrayana, Tantrayana, Esoteric Buddhism, Diamond Vehicle, Adamantine Vehicle, Completion ...
Article by George Smith
Buddhism
Intro to Tibetan Buddhism
Tibetan Buddhism, the teaching of the Buddha as practiced and taught in Tibet, is at last becoming known to the world. Because of Tibet’s secluded location, ...
Article by George Smith
Buddhism
The Fascinating Discovery Of The World’s Oldest Book
Ask people to name the world’s oldest printed book and the common reply is Gutenberg’s Bible. Few venture that the answer is a revered Buddhist text called t...
Article by George Smith
Buddhism
7 Things the Buddha Never Said
The historical Buddha said many things in his long lifetime of teaching. But have you ever heard a supposed Buddha quote and wondered, Did he really say that...
Article by George Smith
Buddhism
The Most Powerful Way of Dealing with Toxic People in Your Social Circle
We’ve all come across toxic people before. You know, the type of person that can be manipulative, judgmental and inconsiderate of anyone’s feelings.It can ha...
Article by George Smith
Buddhism
What Is Karma and How Does It Work?
The Buddha taught that because of karma, beings are bound to the ever-turning wheel of rebirth. Only when a person stops believing in the existence of a perm...
Article by George Smith
Buddhism
Dalai Lama Loves Everyone... Except For Dorje Shugden Followers
The 14th Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, has for decades travelled the world with a message of peace, compassion and love that has won him hundr...
Article by George Smith