background preloader

Buddhism

Facebook Twitter

A brief overview

Study Buddhism. Understanding Buddhist Scriptures. Is there a Buddhist Bible? Not exactly. Buddhism has a vast number of scriptures, but few texts are accepted as authentic and authoritative by every school of Buddhism. There is one other reason that there is no Buddhist Bible. Many religions consider their scriptures to be the revealed word of God or gods. Sito Ufficiale Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa. Comunità Dzogchen Merigar West. Portail:Bouddhisme. Une page de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Portail:Bouddhisme

Lumière sur… [ modifier ] Le Bodhisattva Le Bodhisattva, l'« être d'Éveil » désigne un futur Bouddha à partir du moment où il engendre et actualise la Bodhicitta, c'est-à-dire l'« esprit d'Éveil » par le vœu de l'accomplir afin d'enseigner à tous les êtres sensibles la voie de la Libération. This is about Buddhism. Buddhist philosophy. The Buddhist Nalanda university and monastery was a major center of learning in India from the 5th century CE until the 12th century.[1]

Buddhist philosophy

Bouddhisme Facile. Buddhism. Buddhism and Buddhist schools. BOUDDHISME - pearltrees voisins & sources perso. Buddhism. Bouddhisme. Bouddhisme. Buddhism. Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia. Two people from Buddhism & Australia, Vello Vaartnou and Marju Broder represented Australia at the UC Berkeley PNC conference that was held on 16-18 August, 2016 in Los Angeles.

Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia

The PNC was founded at the University of California, Berkeley and it encourages scholars, academic institutions, and universities to collaborate and exchange their academic resources and research expertise. It is really wonderful, that Western Australia which is usually known for the mining boom, was represented by two people who deal with the academic aspect of Buddhism on international level. Until today, Western Australian universities do not have Buddhist studies at all.

Prof. Emeritus Lewis Lancaster from UC Berkeley was the key speaker of the first International Conference Buddhism & Australia was very satisfied with the conference, academic presentations and organizational work. Two research papers on Buddhist history was presented at the PNC 2016 in Los Angeles this year. Buddhadharma. Dharma. Buddhism Archive. Buddhachannel : le portail du bouddhisme, de la santé et du bien-être.

Himalayan Art Resources. Dharma Haven: A Harbor from the Storms of Panic and Confusion. Ganachakra. Buddhism. Buddhism. Gandharan Art and Buddhism (Complete) Les Archives Berzin – Les Archives bouddhistes du Dr. Alexander Berzin – Page d'accueil. The Next Berzin Archives. Canti di Milarepa sul non attaccamento a famiglia, amici e ricchezza — Study Buddhism. Milarepa aveva una sorella che insisteva affinché lui trovasse moglie e avesse una casa e figli, ma invece Milarepa se ne andò di casa e incontrò il suo maestro, Marpa.

Canti di Milarepa sul non attaccamento a famiglia, amici e ricchezza — Study Buddhism

Quando sua sorella venne a sapere che Marpa era sposato e che aveva casa e famiglia, cercò di fare pressioni su Milarepa. “Perché non fai come fa il tuo maestro?” Domandò lei. “È un errore se una volpe abbaia dove un leone ruggisce.” In seguito Milarepa si recò in visita a casa di una coppia che, malgrado tutti gli sforzi, non riusciva ad avere figli. La vita di Gampopa — Study Buddhism. La prima volta che Gampopa udì il nome di Milarepa fu quando stava circoambulando uno stupa lungo una strada e udì per caso una discussione tra tre mendicanti.

La vita di Gampopa — Study Buddhism

Uno si stava lamentando continuamente della carestia presente nel paese e di come non avesse mangiato da tanto tempo. Buddhism. Buddhism. CONSCIENCE dans le bouddhisme. Study of Dependent Arising, dependent origination. Nagarjuna. Bouddhisme des Trois Rivières. Maître indien qui vivait aux environs du premier siècle de l’ère chrétienne.

Bouddhisme des Trois Rivières

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. Like this: J'aime chargement… Cette entrée a été publiée dans Bouddhisme indien. Conventional and Ultimate Truth. Conventional and Ultimate Truths Ultimate truths of Buddhism are different from the conventional truths of everyday life.

Conventional and Ultimate Truth

This can be confusing for the thoughtful person. For instance, they might think, if there is no self theory in Buddhism, how come I write referring to myself and to others? One reason is that writing which does not refer to the self is difficult to understand. Another question that arises, is: Why are certain qualities developed on the Path, if they are part of the worldly misundersting? The Two Truths of Buddhism and The Emptiness of Emptiness. There are two truths in Buddhism, conventional and ultimate truth.

The Two Truths of Buddhism and The Emptiness of Emptiness

This penetrating insight dates back to the original Buddha. Understanding the two truths and the relationship between them is vital in seeing through the illusion of inherent existence and realizing emptiness or Śūnyatā.~ Nagarjuna’s philosophy of the Middle Way or Mahyamaka school of Buddhism shows how the two truths are different and yet despite this difference are critically the same.

Nagarjuna: le cose sono solo relazioni. Questo articolo è tratto da «la Lettura» #315, numero speciale a 64 pagine, in edicola fino a sabato 16 dicembre.

Nagarjuna: le cose sono solo relazioni

Vita e opere di Nagarjuna (Douglas Berger) 2.

Vita e opere di Nagarjuna (Douglas Berger)

Emanuela Magno - Dal pensiero alla vacuità. La critica Nagarjuniana e il trascendentale. 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. 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.

Rebirth and Consciousness. Was the Buddha an Atheist? "The Buddha was 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: I would need time to do it, but there are passages from the Tripitaka that strongly indicate that the Buddha denied the existence of a creator god. Buddhist Inspirations & News » Are Manifestations & Mediums Of Bodhisattvas & Buddhas Around? We should respect all beings, even helpful humans, gods and ghosts. 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. Buddhist Teachings on Fear and Fearlessness. Buddhist Monsters – Inside and Out. While there is no shortage of serene and benevolent buddhas, Buddhist folklore abounds with hell-raising zombies, vampires, ghouls, and ogres. But they’re not just the stuff of myth and legends. Depending on whom you ask, these ferocious monsters are thought to be as real as you or me, or serve as potent symbols of our less enlightened sides. Since reincarnation sits at the heart of Buddhist cosmology, we are never far from becoming the monsters we fear.

In tantric traditions, practitioners are taught that subjugating outer demons is really about taming inner ones. 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.

Historical outline[edit] Indo-Greek territory, with known campaigns and battles.[2][3][4] Religious interactions[edit] Alexander the Great in Bactria and India (331–325 BCE)[edit] Monks With Guns: Discovering Buddhist Violence. Les Rohingyas, peuple musulman apatride de Birmanie. En tête des pays les plus à risque: Myanmar, le Nigéria et le Soudan. 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. Karmic Management. Changing Your Mind. Bouddhisme. Buddhism. A Fistful of Sand. Imilla. BuddhaLine le bouddhisme et ses valeurs (amour, sagesse, compassion, paix, liberté, solidarité) Bouddha News - « La vie et le monde sont ce que nous en faisons. »

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. Hsuan-tsang went to India and studied the doctrines derived from Dharmapala (?

-507) and taught at the Vijnanavada center in Valabhi. Digital Library - Buddhist Digital Resource Center. ‎The Tibetan Book of the Dead - Evens Wentz. Buddhist Texts and Teachings. Sacred Texts: Buddhism. Sacred-texts home Journal Articles: Buddhism OCRT: Buddhism Buy CD-ROM Buy Books about Buddhism Modern works Southern Buddhism Northern Buddhism JatakaLinks Modern works The Gospel of Buddha: Compiled from Ancient Records by Paul Carus [1909]A modern retelling of the Buddha's work and life. Buddha, the Word by Paul Carus. Buddhist Wisdom, Meditation, and Practices for Daily Life. Jayarava's Raves.

Ad orientem vergere. Istituto Samantabhadra. Welcome! — International Dzogchen Community Webcast. Dzogchen in Tibet: risveglio, illuminazione e corpo di luce. Thinking – Secret Oral Teaching in Tibetan Buddhist Sects. Following Alexandra David Neel in Tibetan Oral Teachings the Tibetan Masters defined three main groups of people from their thinking capabilities: “In general,” continued the Master, “we distinguish three kinds of individuals: those whose intelligence is completely dull : those whose intelligence is of average quality, able to understand some Truths which are specially evident; those endowed with an intelligence better equipped for acute perceptions, who are fit to penetrate below the surface of the world of physical phenomena and grasp the causes which are at work there.’

The last group is not bound by opinions, their mind is free to work with ideas presented to them: “It is enough to direct the attention to these last, to say to them: ‘Look from this point of view, consider that’ and they perceive what is to be perceived there where they have been told to look; they understand what is really the thing which one has pointed out to them. This is the illusion we live in. Bön. Bön du Tibet - La vision est esprit 1/6.

Zen

Buddhism Archive. Bouddhisme. Buddhism. Rare Buddhist flower found under nun's washing machine. 'Axis Mundi' and the Sacred Mountains of the Earth. On the days of the winter and summer solstices, is packed with folks who dress in white and climb to the top of the Pyramid of the Sun. 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. 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.

Bouddhanalyse. The Shadow of the Dalai Lama – Contents. Welcome to Audio Dharma. Om chanting. Accueil - Matthieu Ricard. Losang Samten. 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. I have yet to be very productive during my post-graduation time. 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. Pema Chödrön. 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.