I am thinking about converting into Buddhism. To me it just feels right. Although after listening to your introduction about the 5 Precepts, I find it hard to follow the 1st and the 5th.
I have been to Iraq and fortunately I wasn’t put in a position to take another person’s life. I don’t think that . . . → Read More: Eat Your Vegetables!
The Five-Minute Buddhist Returns
Apply Buddhist Principles to Your Life
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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.
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It’s said in Buddhism that the way to happiness is not to escape or avoid pain, but to just “stay.” I recently decided to leave my job because I felt I was being treated poorly, and also because every day each task I was given felt insurmountable because I so badly . . . → Read More: Planning for the Future and Being in the Now
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Do Buddhist monks work on an individual case-by-case basis with lay Buddhists who seek advise on a specific problem in their lives and then offer a diagnosis and prescription in, of course, Buddhist terms? Or are the 4 noble truths, 8 fold path, 5 precepts, etc., always to be generically . . . → Read More: Buddhist Helpers