Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

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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Stories from Buddhism: Compassion

On a very chilly winter day, a destitute man came to see a monk at a temple. He was shivering because of hunger and cold. The man said to the monk, “You can tell that I feel hungry and cold. … 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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PATIENCE

What is true patience and how can we develop it? Patience is imperturbability in the face of harm and hardship. Responding to these difficulties with anger is extremely destructive because it creates unpleasant consequences and destroys positive energy. There is … Continue reading

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Buddhist recipe of Happiness

Buddhists usually are the most happiest. At least they are supposed to be. Buddhism in every aspect of its teachings explains how a person can make himself happy realizing the noble truth of life. The realities we face as humans. … Continue reading

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7 BEAUTIFUL MESSAGES…

1) stay away from anger…It hurts…Only You! 2) If you are right then there is no need to get angry, and if you are wrong then you don’t have any right to get angry. 3) Patience with family is love, Patience with others is respect. Patience with self is confidence … 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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Atheism – my understanding

Theists continue to tell me that my life is void and meaningless without God. They do not (yet) understand how liberating it is to cast off the false and harmful superstitions which bind so many. They cannot see the much-larger … Continue reading

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Death – the ultimate truth..

L.Buddha :  Dear monks ..! Have u seen that people collect and carry, woods and leaves of this temple garden..? Monks : Yes L.Buddha.. L.Buddha : So when u see it, do u think that they carry yourselves and going … Continue reading

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Buddhism – Seeds of Social Transformation

The application of the Buddha’s teachings in the social realm is spawning a social revolution among the Dalit communities of India. Buddhism represents not only an alternative to oppressive caste hierarchy, but is also providing practical ways to inner change … Continue reading

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