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24/11/2014 - Budatha

Daily Archive: Monday, November 24, 2014

The 5 Remembrances of Buddhism

 If you read the sacred texts – amongst them the 5 Remembrances – of Buddhism you may find that many of the texts seem to contradict each other. For example you have the Four Noble Truths, which is a very important principle of Buddhism. This concept states that:1) There is suffering in this world.2) This

Transform Pain And Suffering To Gain Peace

 Pain and suffering are an integral part of our lives. We have come to accept them as a fact of life. We do not know that it is entirely possible to transform it into peace and joy and thus grow spiritually. The first thing to realize is that living as we do in a world

Know impermanence through this technique of meditation

 In this article I want to mention again one technique of meditation that can completely transform your life. I had covered this concept in one of my earlier articles. But this technique of meditation is so powerful and beneficial that it bears repetition. A great king once asked a Sufi mystic for some lesson in

Contemplating Death

 All things in life are impermanent. We will have to face death one day. We do not want to face up to the fact of impermanence because then we have to face up to our own demise. Yet impermanence is something that makes life possible. We would not have grown to be responsible adults had

Mindfulness And Freedom

 Being present in the Here and Now lends us a sense of solidity and freedom. Perhaps I can illustrate this statement by describing what as happened today in my life. A few years ago I registered a criminal complaint against one of my colleagues who cheated me of a very large sum of money. This

Helping The Dying – Some Practical Advice

 I have had no experience with death and dying. My grandparents and a few other friends and relatives died in my lifetime but I was too young and not skillful enough to help them at the times of their deaths. The content of this article has been sourced from The Tibetan Book of Living and

An Introduction to Buddhism

 Some of the Buddhism religion facts are as follows: Buddhism is not a faith or even a doctrine. It is a method to attain enlightenment and it takes the form of a dialogue. Any dialogue must necessarily to tailored to meet the needs of one person with his individual requirements. And the requirements of that

Right Views – Your First Step on the Noble 8 Fold Path

 The Noble 8 Fold Path is the last of the 4 noble truths propounded by Buddhism religion. The first aspect of the Noble 8 Fold Path is right views. We must first recognize that attachment to the wrong views causes suffering. These are many examples that can be given. Consider the religious wars of history

Vipassana Meditation

 Vipassana meditation is the teaching of the Buddha. It is said that the Buddha achieved enlightenment through the practice of this technique. According to S.N Goenka this technique was forgotten in India but preserved in its pristine purity by a chain of Buddhist monks in the country of Burma. S.N Goenka learned this technique in

The 3 Dharma Seals of Buddhism religion

 The 3 Dharma seals of Buddhism religion – the focal points on which the whole philosophy of Buddhism is based are that of Suffering, No-self and Impermanence. Ancient Buddhism religion stresses the truth of suffering and the unsatisfactory nature of our normal lives. But it is not a pessimistic religion as it also offers a

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