The Five-Minute Buddhist Books

Recommended Host

The Eightfold Path : Basics, Part 4

The Eightfold Path
By Brian Schell

And now, Buddha’s great “cure” to solve the problem of grasping, desire, and attachment, the Noble Eightfold Path:

The Eightfold Path Step 1: Right View

The first two steps on the path, Right View and Right Intention, are often paired together and called the ‚ÄúWisdom‚Äù portion of the path. Right Speech, Action, and . . . → Read More: The Eightfold Path : Basics, Part 4

Real World Vs. Cushion Buddhism Part 2

Continuing from yesterday’s guest post, here is more from JJ Simon:

In Buddhism there are many practices for cutting away habitual responses and connecting to our existence. There are practices for relating to impermanence, egolessness, humility, loving kindness, compassion and emptiness. Here are a few that I use in my life to help me connect to my . . . → Read More: Real World Vs. Cushion Buddhism Part 2

Real World Vs. Cushion Buddhism Part 1

It’s time for another guest poster. This week we have a two-parter from JJ Simon. He pretty much introduces himself his story, so I’ll move right to it:

My name is JJ Simon. I have been on a spiritual journey since 1988. This journey has included study and practice in the 12 steps, Christian science of the . . . → Read More: Real World Vs. Cushion Buddhism Part 1