Category - Buddhism

Buddhism is a nontheistic religion that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning “the awakened one”. According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE


The 31 Planes of Existence

In this context, existence means life or living.  Planes means realms or world, places.  In Pali, the word “Loka” is a near equivalent, as the English...


Precious Human Rebirth

Advice that is to be hammered like a nail into the mind
A faithful student went to his guru, a high lama, for advice that would be “hammered like a nail into...


War and Peace

War and peace are the epic saga of humanity. They are all that our history books contain because they are what our hearts contain.
If you have ever read “Don...


A Life of Miracles

As we sit down next to a stream, we can listen to its laughter and watch its sparkling waters, noticing the pebbles glistening and the fresh green plants...


Buddhism and Rebirth

As long as this Kammic force exists there is re-birth, for beings are merely the visible manifestation of this invisible Kammic force. Death is nothing but the...

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