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Buddhism

Buddhisms Basic Principles

Buddhism derives from the word Buddha. Buddhism is what the Buddha thought. Who is Buddha? He was a human being who lived approximately 2600 years ago in India (show where India in on a world maps). He discovered the real truth about the world. His knowledge about the world was …

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Buddhist Principles of Yin and Yang

First of all, in terms of nomenclature, in terms of jargon and in terms of origin – Yin and Yang are Taoist not Buddhist terms and symbols. It is true that Taoism, Chien Buddhism (early Zen) and Confucism grew side by side in china for hundreds of years. The combination …

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Help Free Tibet

I have been a Buddhist for about 5 years now,and i am an activist to free the people of Tibet who have been tortured by the Chinese since 1950. Every day i check my email to find that there are more Tibetans disappearing or being tortured or detained and arrested …

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Buddha

The Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, is one of the noblest figures of history shone in the east and is called the Light of Asia. In the words of Dr. Radhakrishnan, the famous philosopher politician of India, in Goutama the Buddha we have a master mind from the East, second …

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Buddhas Teaching Gods Creation

What was Buddha’s teaching about God’s creation? Most of us are of the opinion that Buddha never spoke much about God at all. Here is Buddha’s teaching about God, and his creation, as far as I know it to be. Buddha largely left it up to each of his followers …

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The Benefits of Chanting Nam Myoho Renge Kyo

Nam Myoho Renge Kyo is the title of the Lotus Sutra, an ancient Buddhist text which contains a dialogue from the original Buddha, Shakyamuni. The promise of chanting Nam Myoho Renge Kyo is that in using this means one can attain enlightenment, without fail, in this lifetime. Chanting Nam Myoho …

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Buddhism Introduction to the Karma

When Prince Siddhartha Gautama Shakyamuni Buddha sat beneath the Banyan tree, and proceeded to begin the process that would ultimately lead to his complete enlightenment. One of his prime intentions was to discover the root of all suffering. He knew if he could identify and understand the very root of …

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Buddhist Principles of Yin and Yang

Long before I really understood what it meant, I had an obsession with the yin-yang. As a child I found comfort in its smooth lines and symmetry. At the peak of my adolescent angst I felt justification in the little black spot that ruined the purity of its white canvas. …

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Buddhist Buddhism Meditation

Mastering meditation is a very difficult and yet rewarding task to set your mind to. When we think of meditation, many of us think of it as merely a tool to escape from our worldly problems. Although masters of meditation can reach a blissful state allowing them to seemingly ignore …

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Five Precepts to remember in Buddhism

To understand Buddhists morality, one must understand one of the principles that Buddha laid out: the Five Precepts. They are the social and moral code that prevents people from destroying themselves and others and brings them closer to the path of nirvana. It helps people develop trust, respect, value, and …

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