Tag Archives: Noble Eightfold Path

The 12 Laws Of Karma

What is Karma? Karma is the Sanskrit word for action. It is equivalent to Newton’s law of ‘every action must have a reaction’. When we think, speak or act we initiate a force that will react accordingly. This returning force … 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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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 Noble Eightfold Path – AS A WAY OF LIFE

The most fundamental and important aspect of human existence is not one’s beliefs, nor social status, nor intellect, nor material possessions; rather it is motives, emotions, feelings. Almost by definition it is feelings, and feelings alone, which give purpose, meaning, value … Continue reading

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Fourteen Facts of Life – Buddhist way

1: The greatest enemy in life is the EGO… 2: The greatest deceit in life is: I Am Mine… 3: The greatest failure in life is narcissism… 4: The greatest acid in life isenvy & jealousy… 5: The greatest error … Continue reading

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“sexual misconduct” – Buddhist perspective

What is “sexual misconduct” (kamesu micchacara)? Here are two definitions in the Buddha’s own words. “One conducts oneself wrongly in matters of sex; one has intercourse with those under the protection of father, mother, brother, sister, relatives or clan, or … 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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Four right efforts

1.One should put forth some effort to prevent evil, and prevent unwholesome states of mind from arising. 2.One should put forth some effort to get rid of evil and unwholesome states of mind that are there (have arisen). 3.Put forth … 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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Mind Your Own Business

How nice it is, if you can attend to your own affairs without too much of interference to with other’s business. Here is the advice given by the Buddha: “One should not regard the faults of others, thing done and … Continue reading

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