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Buddhism. Buddhism and Buddhist schools. Buddhadharma. Buddhism. Dharma. Ganachakra. Buddhism. Gandharan Art and Buddhism (Complete) Les Archives Berzin – Les Archives bouddhistes du Dr. Alexander Berzin – Page d'accueil. The Next Berzin Archives. Problems of Adoption & Cross-Cultural Confusion. Buddhism. Science and Buddhism Agree: There is No 'You' There. By Lori Chandler Evan Thompson of the University of British Columbia has verified the Buddhist belief of anatta, or not-self.

Science and Buddhism Agree: There is No 'You' There

Neuroscience has been interested in Buddhism since the late 1980s, when the Mind and Life Institute was created by HH Dalai Lama and a team of scientists. The science that came out of those first studies gave validation to what monks have known for years — if you train your mind, you can change your brain. As neuroscience has begun studying the mind, they have looked to those who have mastered the mind. While Buddha didn’t teach anatta to lay people, thinking it might be too confusing, the concept is centered on the idea that there is no consistent self. [W]hen there is no consistent self, it means that we don’t have to take everything so personally.

Was the Buddha an Atheist? "The Buddha was an atheist.

Was the Buddha an Atheist?

" Writer Allan Badiner made this bald pronouncement in the midst of a conversation that spanned the wee hours of a cloudless Burning Man night. Sitting in a vast tent where, during the day, scores of partygoers had washed off their dust and grime in a plexiglass chamber, we discussed prevailing notions of a Buddhist godhead and, conversely, our mutual embrace of the religion in its secular form. I was most intrigued, though, by Badiner’s description of the Buddha as an atheist. I asked for sources. Buddhist Inspirations & News » Are Manifestations & Mediums Of Bodhisattvas & Buddhas Around? We should respect all beings, even helpful humans, gods and ghosts.

Buddhist Inspirations & News » Are Manifestations & Mediums Of Bodhisattvas & Buddhas Around?

However, Buddhists only take refuge in the perfect Buddhas, Dharma and Aryasangha. An interestingly phrased question arose recently – ‘Why do mediums not get any Buddha to answer their devotees’ questions?’ Before there is further confusion, we should be clear that the use of mediums is not a Buddhist practice. Instead, for Chinese culture, it is part of folk religion. Greco-Buddhism. Greco-Buddhism, sometimes spelled Graeco-Buddhism, refers to the cultural syncretism between Hellenistic culture and Buddhism, which developed between the 4th century BCE and the 5th century CE in the Indian subcontinent, in modern day Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.

Greco-Buddhism

It was a cultural consequence of a long chain of interactions begun by Greek forays into India from the time of Alexander the Great, carried further by the establishment of the Indo-Greek Kingdom and extended during the flourishing of the Hellenized Kushan Empire. Greco-Buddhism influenced the artistic, and perhaps the spiritual development of Buddhism, particularly Mahayana Buddhism.[1] Buddhism was then adopted in Central and Northeastern Asia from the 1st century CE, ultimately spreading to China, Korea, Japan, Philippines, Siberia, and Vietnam. Historical outline[edit] Indo-Greek territory, with known campaigns and battles.[2][3][4] Les Rohingyas, peuple musulman apatride de Birmanie.

Karmic Management. Changing Your Mind. Bouddhisme. A Fistful of Sand. Imilla. Buddhadharma - Home. FaceBuda. Theravada Buddhism. Buddhism Today - Buddhist philosophy. Dharma Wheel - A Buddhist discussion forum on Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism. The Pali Tipitaka. Kalama Sutta. Chinese Fa-hsiang School Teaching. The Chinese Yogachara school was founded by Hsuan-tsang(600-664, Fig. 2), a Chinese pilgrim-translator, and his student Kwei-Ji(638-682), who systematized the teaching.

Chinese Fa-hsiang School Teaching

Hsuan-tsang went to India and studied the doctrines derived from Dharmapala (? -507) and taught at the Vijnanavada center in Valabhi. When he returned to China (Fig.1, Great-Goose-Temple, Chan-Yan), he translated Dharmapala's Vijnapti-matratasiddhiand and many other works. ‎The Tibetan Book of the Dead - Evens Wentz. Buddhist Texts and Teachings. Sacred Texts: Buddhism. Buddhist Wisdom, Meditation, and Practices for Daily Life. Jayarava's Raves. Ad orientem vergere. Welcome! — International Dzogchen Community Webcast.

Bön du Tibet - La vision est esprit 1/6. Buddhism Archive. Bouddhisme. Buddhism.

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Rare Buddhist flower found under nun's washing machine. Buddhism's Diamond Sutra: The Extraordinary 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.

Buddhism's Diamond Sutra: The Extraordinary Discovery Of The World's Oldest Book

Few venture that the answer is a revered Buddhist text called the Diamond Sutra, printed in 868 A.D. Or that by the time Gutenberg got ink on his fingers nearly 600 years later — and his revolutionary technology helped usher in the Enlightenment — this copy of the Diamond Sutra had been hidden for several centuries in a sacred cave on the edge of the Gobi Desert and would remain there for several more. Its discovery is the result of a series of accidents and its significance realized belatedly. The book unwittingly came to light when a Chinese monk clearing sand from a Buddhist meditation cave in 1900 noticed a crack in a wall. Bouddhanalyse. The Shadow of the Dalai Lama – Contents. Welcome to Audio Dharma. Accueil - Matthieu Ricard. BuddhaNet - Worldwide Buddhist Information and Education Network.

Buddhism now. Wisdom Quarterly: American Buddhist Journal. Buddhism For Non-Believers. I’ve got that quarter-life crisis swag going on.

Buddhism For Non-Believers

I have yet to be very productive during my post-graduation time. I watch as my friends get bonuses at their jobs, read their tweets about how difficult grad school is, and be astonished that I don’t know one but multiple peers working for Teach For America. Yes, I did get to fulfill my stereotypical wanderlust moment by traveling through SE Asia for six weeks. Yes, I did get some form of an internship for a while. And yes, I did move to New York. During those dark times I turn to a rather unlikely figure since I lack any sense of spirituality: Alan Watts. And so I give you this: Five Inspirations For Life By Alan Watts “Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.” The Dalai Lama And The Cult Of Dolgyal Shugden  Ever since 1997, when, according to detailed Indian police investigations, pseudo- monks who infiltrated to Dharamsala from China murdered the Venerable Lobsang Gyatso, a noted lama close to the Dalai Lama, and his two young disciples, the cult of the Dolgyal-Shugden spirit has been on the attack.

The Dalai Lama And The Cult Of Dolgyal Shugden 

The Wisdom of No Escape: Pema Chödrön on Gentleness, the Art of Letting Go, and How to Befriend Your Inner Life. By Maria Popova “Our neurosis and our wisdom are made out of the same material.

The Wisdom of No Escape: Pema Chödrön on Gentleness, the Art of Letting Go, and How to Befriend Your Inner Life

If you throw out your neurosis, you also throw out your wisdom.” Pema Chödrön (b. Six Ways To Show Your Love. How To Practice Compassion In Relationships.

Six Ways To Show Your Love.

A couple asked me recently what the Buddhist view is on marriage. Buddhist Geeks - Download free podcast episodes by Personal Life Media on iTunes. Shambhala SunSpace. Read the intro from the new Shambhala Sun book, Buddha’s Daughters: Teachings from Women Who Are Shaping Buddhism in the West In addition to A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation, this Spring marks the release of another Shambhala Sun book, Buddha’s Daughters, edited by Shambhala Sun Deputy Editor Andrea Miller. The book is available now — click here to order or for more information. Below, you can read Andrea’s introduction to the book (as well as browse its chock-full Table of Contents).

Buddha’s Daughters: Introduction I had my first taste of Buddhism in university when I took a class on Chinese and Japanese religions. Buddhism. Buddhist Practice. Buddhism or Buddhisms? The Hegemony of Postmodern Rhetoric. Shambhala. Pema Chödrön. Buddhism. Buddhism. Buddhism/Dharma/Rigpa. Thinking in Buddhism. All chapters Notes: The most readable version of this thesis is the nicely-formatted PDF (created by Christopher Richardson in 2001). The 1994 original was written in the TEX publishing code, which did not allow for easy conversion to html. Some characters are missing. While I stripped 99% of the internal TEX formatting codes, some still remain, and the footnotes are in the body of the text. This thesis was, in print, 175 pages.

Preface Any research into a school of thought whose texts are in a foreign language encounters certain difficulties in deciding which words to translate and which ones to leave in the original. Finally, two processing errors must be explained. "Misery only doth exist, none miserable, No doer is there; naught save the deed is found. Chapter 1 Introduction. Nagarjuna. Bouddhisme des Trois Rivières. Maître indien qui vivait aux environs du premier siècle de l’ère chrétienne.

Nagarjuna fut l’un des plus grands dialecticiens que le monde ait connu. Ses travaux établirent définitivement la « Voie du Milieu » (Madhyamika) entre les extrêmes dualistes de l’origine et de la cessation, du nihilisme et de l’éternalisme, de l’aller et de la venue, du monisme et du pluralisme. The Seventeen Pandits of Nalanda Monastery by James Blumenthal. James Blumenthal Philosophy Department Oregon State University Nalanda Monastastic University was the greatest center of Buddhist learning in India’s glorious past.

Green Tara and White Tara - Feminist Ideals in Buddhist Art. Goddess Tara, a female Buddha and meditational deity, is arguably the most popular goddess in the Buddhist pantheon. She is considered to be the goddess of universal compassion who represents virtuous and enlightened activity. The word Tara itself is derived from the root 'tri' (to cross), hence the implied meaning:' the one who enables living beings to cross the Ocean of Existence and Suffering'. Her compassion for living beings, her desire to save them from suffering, is said to be even stronger than a mother's love for her children. Buddhism & Mindfulness. Buddhism & Mind. Bulssi japbyeon 佛氏雜辨 (An Array of Critiques Against Buddhism)

Top page. How to Meditate - Guided Meditation Techniques. Meaning of the Medicine Buddha Mantra. 1. Visible Mantra : Buddhist Mantras You Can See. Mantras in various Indic scripts. Mantra from the Dalai Lama. Dotcom: A Catalogue of Early Chan Dunhuang Texts and Selections from those of Daoxin and Hongren. MaitreyaZion. American Buddhist Perspective. Urban Dharma - Buddhism in America. Darwin, Marx, Freud & Buddha – Ep 56. In this podcast Professor Thurman discusses how the ideas of Darwin, Marx and Freud, although brilliant, are based on a rather despondent bottom line assessment: that we as humans are a bunch of helpless robots. But is it true that we can never understand our unconscious? Buddhist Economics: How to Start Prioritizing People Over Products and Creativity Over Consumption. By Maria Popova. Buddhism and the Brain: Mindfulness in Modern Times. Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about Presence and the Art of Stillness.

By Maria Popova. Trailblazing Physicist David Bohm and Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard on How We Shape What We Call Reality. By Maria Popova.