Wednesday, July 1, 2015

History of Buddhism

The First Noble Truth: Suffering The First Noble Truth: Suffering

Regardless of size, shape, color or background, there is one thing that all people... 


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... 


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Buddhist Symbols

The Third Noble Truth: Cessation The Third Noble Truth: Cessation

The Third Noble Truth is the cessation of dukkha, or suffering.  After learning... 


Animal Death Beliefs and Rituals in Buddhism Animal Death Beliefs and Rituals in Buddhism

Buddhism is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, also known as the Buddha... 


The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering

Buddha’s Second Noble Truth is the origin of dukkha, or suffering. He realized... 


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The Third Noble Truth: Cessation The Third Noble Truth: Cessation

The Third Noble Truth is the cessation of dukkha, or suffering.  After learning about suffering and how it is brought on, Buddha focused on finding ways to end this negative condition. He devoted six years to the process and eventually discovered a solution that can be obtained by anyone at any time, no matter where they are. An End to All Suffering                    ... [Read more of this review]


Animal Death Beliefs and Rituals in Buddhism Animal Death Beliefs and Rituals in Buddhism

Buddhism is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, also known as the Buddha or Awakened One. Followers strive to attain enlightenment through the Four Noble Truths and Dependent Origination. Buddhists also have specific beliefs related to animals, which are considered sentient beings with the potential for enlightenment. Animals are thought to... [Read more of this review]


The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering The Second Noble Truth: The Origin of Suffering

Buddha’s Second Noble Truth is the origin of dukkha, or suffering. He realized that there was no way to end suffering if its cause was not known. In order to uncover the source, Buddha would listen to the “symptoms” of others and determine what makes them worse and what provided relief or improvement. This trial and error approach revealed three... [Read more of this review]


The First Noble Truth: Suffering The First Noble Truth: Suffering

Regardless of size, shape, color or background, there is one thing that all people in the world have in common: suffering. This truth was discovered by Buddha while he experienced the world as royalty and as a simple wandering monk. His most significant teaches focus on suffering and how to end it. Suffering, or dukkha, appears as the first of the Four... [Read more of this review]


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