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A simple guide to Tibetan Buddhism sectarianism. Buddhism. Buddhism and Buddhist schools. Buddhadharma. Buddhism. Dharma. A Buddhist Reading List (460 books) Ganachakra. FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS - StumbleUpon. The Four Noble Truths represent the core of the teachings of the Buddha, and are as follows: The First Noble Truth - dissatisfaction and suffering exist and are universally experienced.


Les Archives Berzin – Les Archives bouddhistes du Dr. Alexander Berzin – Page d'accueil. The Next Berzin Archives. Problems of Adoption & Cross-Cultural Confusion. Buddhism. Buddhism. The ten levels of a Bodhisattva. Buddha's Wheel of Life. Buddhist Economics: How to Stop Prioritizing Goods Over People and Consumption Over Creative Activity.

By Maria Popova “Work and leisure are complementary parts of the same living process and cannot be separated without destroying the joy of work and the bliss of leisure.”

Buddhist Economics: How to Stop Prioritizing Goods Over People and Consumption Over Creative Activity

Much has been said about the difference between money and wealth and how we, as individuals, can make more of the latter, but the divergence between the two is arguably even more important the larger scale of nations and the global economy. What does it really mean to create wealth for people — for humanity — as opposed to money for governments and corporations? 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. It is useful to look at a video of yourself from the past, or read something you wrote years ago.

Trailblazing Physicist David Bohm and Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard on How We Shape What We Call Reality. By Maria Popova We never see the world exactly as it is — our entire experience of it is filtered through the screen of our longings and our fears, onto which project the interpretation we call reality.

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

The nature of that flickering projection has captivated the human imagination at least since Plato’s famous Allegory of the Cave. Philip K. Dick was both right and wrong when, in contemplating how to build a universe, he wrote that “reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.” Reality, after all, is constructed through our very beliefs — not because we have a magical-thinking way of willing events and phenomena into manifesting, but because cognitive science has shown us that the way we direct our attention shapes our perception of what we call “reality.” 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. Allan’s first response: Les Rohingyas, peuple musulman apatride de Birmanie. En tête des pays les plus à risque: Myanmar, le Nigéria et le Soudan.

Les Rohingyas, peuple musulman apatride de Birmanie

Une partie des migrants qui arrivent sur les côtes européennes et, de l'autre côté du monde, sur les côtes indonésiennes, sont des minorités victimes de discriminations dans leur pays. Ces persécutions de grande ampleur sont-elles des génocides? Risquent-elles à l'avenir de le devenir? Au-delà du douloureux débat sur la définition d'un génocide –des «actes commis dans l’intention de détruire, ou tout ou en partie, un groupe national, ethnique, racial ou religieux», selon la Convention adoptées par les Nations Unies en 1948–, le centre Simon-Skjodt pour la prévention des génocides a lancé un outil visant à prévoir le risque de massacres dirigés par l'État dans un pays. Le projet, appelé «Early Warning», recherche les risques apparents d'extermination potentielle ou d'agressions contre des minorités, à partir des modèles conçus par les politologues et de sondages d'opinion.

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. There are naturally irreconcilable aspects of different religions, which is why they are different in the first place and remain so. Even if there are some who claim advice from some mediums believed to represent Buddhas and Bodhisattvas to be effective, Buddhists should never consult their services. 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.


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.

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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.” You navigate through the world by defining everything in your life and those definitions spur action. “Just as the wake doesn’t move the ship, the past does not move the present.”

I get stuck in my past quite often. 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 well-evidenced culprits were not tried as they escaped back into Tibet and China, but the cult continued its campaign at the behest of, and with substantial funding from, the United Front department of the People's Republic of China, the agency handling relations with non-Chinese "minority nationalities. " The futile effort of the cult backed by the agency seeks to alienate Tibetans from the Dalai Lama, their beloved leader and even to turn world public opinion against the acclaimed Nobel Laureate and Gandhi heir.

The cult and agency attack campaign is futile since its main claims are so easy to refute: 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. 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. A couple asked me recently what the Buddhist view is on marriage. They were planning their wedding and in the process of writing their vows. I don’t know what the Buddha would have said, but what occurred to me in that moment was how committing to loving one person for the rest of your life is taking compassion practice to a whole new level. 10 Misconceptions about Buddhism. 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. Buddhist Beliefs Explained. Sangha is the word for the community of Buddhists; those people seeking enlightenment by practicing the Dharma. Buddha said that the only way to realize the Dharma was in community, so the Sangha is an important part of this process.

So Buddhists take refuge by a respectful repeating of this word “Sangha”. Dhammapada, wrote sometime between 188-192 They go to many a refuge,to mountains, forests, parks, trees, and shrines:people threatened with danger.That's not the secure refuge,that's not the highest refuge,that's not the refuge, having gone to which, you gain release from all suffering and stress. Buddhism or Buddhisms? The Hegemony of Postmodern Rhetoric. Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about Presence and the Art of Stillness. By Maria Popova. Shambhala. Pema Chödrön. Buddhism. Buddhism - Eightfold Path. Buddhism. Buddhism/Dharma/Rigpa. Essentials of Buddhism - core concept. 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. 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. Il enseigna à la grande université monastique de Nalanda et ses exposés sur la vacuité et d’autres sujets de la philosophie bouddhiste continuent aujourd’hui encore à être utilisés comme références et autorité pour la compréhension intellectuelle et la pratique contemplative. 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. Buddhism & Mindfulness. Buddhism and the Brain: Mindfulness in Modern Times. By Derek Beres. 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. Listed here are the earliest texts of Ch’an, using quoted material from Broughton, McRae, and Chappell (see color coding below).