A reader writes:
What would it take to convert over to Buddhism?
We’ve talked about this a number of times before, but it keeps coming up, so at the very least, that means there a lot of wanna-be new Buddhists out there. That’s a good thing!
Although there are some traditions or denominations of Buddhism that . . . → Read More: Converting to Buddhism
Yesterday we talked briefly about Bardo, which is a Tibetan concept and involves the afterlife.
I tend to lean more toward the Zen methods, and easily the most famous, most well-respected Zen teacher today is Thich Nhat Hanh. We’ve discussed him here before many times, most notably back when I introduced the Five Precepts. He’s a great . . . → Read More: Thich Nhat Hanh: On Birth and Death
The Five-Minute Buddhist
by Brian Schell
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A jargon-free, plain language introduction to the foundational ideas of Buddhism and real-world tips for practicing Buddhism while balancing life in the real, modern world. This book goes easy on the mystical mumbo-jumbo and simply introduces the ideas that will help you live in . . . → Read More: Book: The Five-Minute Buddhist by Brian Schell
This is a general question… In studying Buddhism, we learn that attachment is undesirable. We learn we need to recognise and remove attachments that we identify we have. Is there a point where we can become too attached to the teachings of Buddhism? i.e. the Four Noble Truths, the Five Precepts, etc? In the end, does . . . → Read More: Attachment TO Buddhism
Hello, I am a student, and I grew up in a Extremely Catholic home and have found that I do not agree with the Catholic way of life but more of the Buddhist ideology of Karma. I was wondering if you can give me any guidance as to be more of a Buddhist and a better . . . → Read More: What Do I Need To Do?