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Politics. How to Meditate - Guided Meditation Techniques - Buddhist Meditations. Buddhism - The Four Noble Truths, The Eightfold Path, Karma and Meditation Practice. Dharma. Dharma ([dʱəɾmə]; Sanskrit: धर्म dharma, listen ; Pali: धम्म dhamma) is a key concept with multiple meanings in the Indian religions Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism.[8] There is no single word translation for dharma in western languages.[9]


Free buddhist audio : : free mp3s and texts on buddhism and meditation. The Dharma - The Teachings. Do not accept any of my words on faith, Believing them just because I said them.

The Dharma - The Teachings

Be like an analyst buying gold, who cuts, burns, And critically examines his product for authenticity. Only accept what passes the test By proving useful and beneficial in your life. The Buddha (Jnanasara-samuccaya) Dharma is a Sanskrit word with many meanings, but in this case, we will mainly use it in the meaning of the "Buddha-dharma" or the teachings of the Buddha. Probably the shortest summary the Buddha himself gave of his teachings is "I teach on suffering and the way to end it". BuddhaNet - Worldwide Buddhist Information and Education Network. Buddhist Quote - Buddhism Quotes - Famous Buddhist Quotes - Buddhist Quotes and Saying.

Buddha Quotes, Sayings and Words of Wisdom. Quotes Directory >> Buddha Quotes Buddha, was born as prince Siddhartha Gautama, in northern India, in a place, which now is part of Nepal.

Buddha Quotes, Sayings and Words of Wisdom

His exact lifetime is uncertain, but most historians date his lifetime from 563 BC to 483 BC. The meaning of the word Buddha is "The Enlightened One", or "The Awakened One", and refers to one who has become enlightened. This page, brings you a few of Buddha's quotes. "If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser to gain the greater. " "I reached in experience the nirvana which is unborn, unrivalled, secure from attachment, undecaying and unstained. "Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. " "It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.

"There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind. " "Peace comes from within. "Meditate. Buddha Quotes. NON DUALITY MAGAZINE. 4 Simple Ways to Experience Great Happiness and True Freedom. “It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.”

4 Simple Ways to Experience Great Happiness and True Freedom

~E.E. Cummings I love to write. For years I wrote in journals and kept them stacked in piles on my shelves. One rainy winter evening when I was 25, I walked into the Bourgeois Pig bookshop on Franklin Boulevard in Los Angeles and saw a book next to the cash register written by Natalie Goldberg called Wild Mind. Natalie’s book was about writing practice. Set a timer and write without stopping your pen—without crossing out or editing. Writing in personal journals was my sacred time just for myself, to have permission to go wild, reach my depths, and be truly free.

As fate would have it, I ended up taking a workshop with Natalie in Taos, New Mexico and we become friends. Looking back at the many journals I collected, I see the writing met me for that moment in time, but that once it came out of me onto the paper, it was no longer a part of “me.” It came through me but was not of me. 1. 2. Try this: Don’t believe me. 3. 4.

Welcome to the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun. Zen Buddhism. Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism.

Zen Buddhism

It is primarily distinguished from other Buddhist sects in that it deemphasises religious texts as means to reaching enlightenment and instead focuses on introspection. Zen emphasizes direct communication over the study of scripture. In the words of Alan Watts, a British philosopher and writer: "Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes. " Zen Teachings & Beliefs All sentient beings have Buddha-nature.Knowledge can be acquired from all aspects of life.Such knowledge helps to achieve enlightenment.The six paramitas (perfections) are the six principles of enlightened living. Japanese Zen Buddhist Philosophy. First published Wed Jun 28, 2006; substantive revision Fri Oct 8, 2010 Zen aims at a perfection of personhood.

Japanese Zen Buddhist Philosophy

To this end, sitting meditation called “za-zen” is employed as a foundational method of prāxis across the different schools of this Buddha-Way, through which the Zen practitioner attempts to embody non-discriminatory wisdom vis-à-vis the meditational experience known as “satori” (enlightenment). A process of discovering wisdom culminates in the experiential dimension in which the equality of thing-events is apprehended in discerning them. The most distinguishing feature of this school of the Buddha-Way is seen in its contention that wisdom, accompanied by compassion, is expressed in the everyday “life-world” when associating with one's self, people, and nature. 1. Tibetan Buddhism Archives. Sacred-Texts Buddhism Tibetan Buddhism Archives Here, in no particular order, are miscellaneous articles about Tibetan Buddhism from various sources on the Internet, mostly predating the World Wide Web.

Tibetan Buddhism Archives

NOTE: Some of these articles are under copyright but redistributable non-commercially. View on Buddhism: (Tibetan) Buddhist practice and philosophy.