Three Jewels teachings of Buddhism

Soon after his Enlightenment the Buddha had a vision in which he saw the human race as a bed of lotus flowers. Some of the lotuses were still enmired...

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Buddhism

Vedic roots of Buddhism

Many people may know about Buddhism, but few seem to understand its connections with Vedic culture and how many aspects of it have origins in the Vedic...

Buddhism

Think before you speak

The Buddha spoke about the four kinds of wrong speech. The first is lying When a person goes to a court of justice, or in the company of relatives and friends...

Buddhism

The wounded child within us

In each of us, there is a young, suffering child.  We have all had times of difficulty as children and many of us have experienced trauma.  To protect and...

Buddhism

Touching the Earth

[hr] In the Buddhist tradition that I am a part of, we do a practice called “Touching the Earth” every day. It helps us in many ways. You too could...

Buddhism

Practicing Fearlessness

[hr] Most of us experience a life full of wonderful moments and difficult moments. But for many of us, even when we are most joyful, there is fear behind our...

Buddhism

Can Buddha Laugh?

Two thousand five hundred years ago, Prince Siddhartha Gautama of the Sakya clan wanted to know the cause of suffering. When he discovered it, he became known...

Buddhism

Celebrating Buddha Purnima

One of the greatest spiritual teachers of mankind which Bharat has produced is undoubtedly, Buddha. Edwin Arnold has fittingly called him the “Light of...

Buddhism

Buddha’s Liberation

Many many years ago, there was a village in the Himalayas where the inhabitants were primarily Buddhists. The village was completely isolated from the rest of...

Buddhism

Precepts of a Peaceful Warrior

The martial arts have always been deeply rooted in Buddhism and Taoist practice. This is evident in the warrior codes, precepts and tenants of the various...

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