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History of Buddhism

Understanding Nirvana in All Its Forms Understanding Nirvana in All Its Forms

Nirvana is a concept deeply woven in the Buddhist belief system. The term translates... 


Kalpas in the Buddhist Religion Kalpas in the Buddhist Religion

Buddhism is a religion with both complex and simplistic aspects. The cosmology, or... 


Stupas in the Buddhist religion Stupas in the Buddhist religion

The word Buddha means enlightened one. It is a name bestowed upon Siddhartha Gautama,... 


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Buddhist Symbols

Samsara in Buddhism Samsara in Buddhism

Samsara in Buddhism   The concept of Samsara in Buddhism refers to the cycle... 


Stupas in the Buddhist religion Stupas in the Buddhist religion

The word Buddha means enlightened one. It is a name bestowed upon Siddhartha Gautama,... 


The Bodhi Tree The Bodhi Tree

The Bodhi Tree: uniting all worlds The life of Siddartha Gautama, the Buddha, is... 


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Understanding Nirvana in All Its Forms Understanding Nirvana in All Its Forms

Nirvana is a concept deeply woven in the Buddhist belief system. The term translates from Sanskrit to mean “to extinguish.” While that sounds like a negative state, it’s actually very positive. In Buddhism, this term means to extinguish hatred, ignorance and suffering. Siddhartha’s Search for Enlightenment Legend tells of the journey of Siddhartha... [Read more of this review]


Samsara in Buddhism Samsara in Buddhism

Samsara in Buddhism   The concept of Samsara in Buddhism refers to the cycle of life, which includes birth, living, death and returning to life. The term can be literally translated as “continuous movement.” Samsara is the continually repeating cycle of birth and death, where beings cycle through six realms of existence. This concept is closely... [Read more of this review]


The Middle Way The Middle Way

The Middle Way is a term used in Buddhism that, in its simplest definition, means a balanced approach to life. Balance is not the same as passivity, however. When you walk the Middle Way, you exert continual effort. The Middle Way is the correct view of life as taught by the Buddha. It refers to the thoughts and deeds that are most likely to create... [Read more of this review]


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