Tag Archives: Nirvana

In Pursuit of Happiness

It’s not destiny that decides you’ll be a sour face. Happy people work towards being that. Here’s how to do itIf you’re happy and you know it…goes an old children’s ditty. But are you? The pursuit of happiness isn’t easy … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Inspirational Buddha Quotes

Buddha means “Awakened One”, someone who has awakened and sees things as they really are. Buddha is a person who is completely free from all faults and mental obstructions. Because he has awakened from the sleep of ignorance and has … Continue reading

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7 Common Habits of Unhappy People

1. Aiming for perfection. Does life has to be perfect before you are happy? Do you have to behave in a perfect way and get perfect results to be happy? Then happiness will not be easy to find. Setting the … Continue reading

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Buddhism is like a map….

The teachings of the Buddha that we find in printed books or magazines can serve only as a road map does for an automobile driver. One has to study the map, digest the information therein, and above all, start the … Continue reading

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The Role of Wealth in Buddhism

Although Buddhism has been characterized as an ascetic religion, asceticism was in fact experimented with and rejected by the Buddha before he attained enlightenment. As far as Buddhism is concerned, the meaning of the word ‘asceticism’ is ambiguous and should … Continue reading

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Eight lessons of the Buddha for a happy and harmonious life

1. Start small – this is normal. A jug fills slowly, drop by drop. Each artist was once an amateur. We all start out small, do not neglect small. If you are consistent and patient, you will succeed! No one … Continue reading

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Mental Causality – Disturbed Life

When there is expectation, then there is bound to be disappointment. When expectation is absent, then disappointment cannot come into being. Whenever there is pride, then there is bound to be wounded pride. When pride is absent, then wounded pride … Continue reading

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Right livelihood – Buddhist Perspective

This means that practitioners ought not to engage in trades or occupations which, either directly or indirectly, result in harm for other living beings. what is right livelihood? The five types of businesses that should not be undertaken.. 1.Business in … Continue reading

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The Buddhist Way of Life – common man

The Buddha considered economic welfare as a requisite for human happiness, but moral and spiritual development for a happy, peaceful and contented life. A man named Dighajanu once visited the Buddha and said, ‘Venerable Sir, we are ordinary laymen, leading a … Continue reading

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Nivarana — The Five Hindrances

During our mindfulness of the breathing practice we must attempt to fix mindfulness to our body or, in other words, the in-breath and out-breath. Establish the contentment to be with the breath, confine the six senses — eyes, ears, nose, tongue, body and … Continue reading

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