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An Introduction to Buddhism To do no evil; To cultivate good;
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Karma is a word everyone knows, yet few in the West understand what it means. Westerners too often think it means "fate" or is some kind of cosmic justice system. This is not a Buddhist understanding of karma, however.
Enlightenment, or bodhi in Buddhism, is the ultimate spiritual realization or awakening. Learn more about what enlightenment means in Buddhism. Enlightenment or spiritual awakening of the highest order is the goal of Buddhism. The Buddha taught that everyone has the potential for enlightenment and that the Eight-Fold Path can empower Buddhists to eliminate suffering and experience enlightenment. Here is an explanation of the meaning and significance of Buddhist enlightenment according to different schools of thought on the topic. What is the Meaning of Enlightenment
The Ethical Precepts and Philosophical Tenets of Zen Buddhism Ethical Precepts : First Second Third Fourth Fifth The Philosophical Tenets of Zen Buddhism Links Bibliography Quotes 1.
Lojong (Tib. བློ་སྦྱོང་, Wylie : blo sbyong ) is a mind training practice in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition based on a set of aphorisms formulated in Tibet in the 12th century by Geshe Chekhawa . The practice involves refining and purifying one's motivations and attitudes. The fifty-nine or so slogans that form the root text of the mind training practice are designed as a set of antidotes to undesired mental habits that cause suffering.