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Buddha and Reiki: A Personal Experience
The Buddha and Reiki are in a beautiful way related in my life. Perhaps not so amazing, since the man who discovered Reiki, Mikao Usui, was a Japanese Buddhist. About three years ago I bought a bronze with gold plated Buddha statue in Ladakh. It sits on my...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
Buddha, the enlightened one, is primarily referred to Siddhartha Sakyamuni Gautama, the historical founder of Buddhism. He was a prince of a small kingdom in Kalinga (now Orissa), Northern India.
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
How The Major Arcana and The Tibetan Book of The Dead can work together
There are some striking complements to the Major Arcana of the Tarot and the Tibetan Book of the Dead. They are a nice enhancement to the meanings of these powerful cards. I claim no expertise on Buddhism but I found the resonance and compatibility to Tarot...
Religions >> Buddhism
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Bibles Do Not Equal Wisdom
Bibles do not equal wisdom. In other words, all forms of spiritual text no matter how eloquently stated, cannot actually grant wisdom to the reader, merely through the act of reading. Words are only the representations of things, but not the things themselves....
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions

Buddha is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Buddha books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

The Buddha, His Life & Teachings - BuddhaNet
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The Buddha and His Disciples - BuddhaNet
The Buddha. & His Disciples. First Published by Buddha Dhamma Mandala Society.
The Buddha and His Teachings - BuddhaNet
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Sutra of the Medicine Buddha - BuddhaNet
The Sutra of the Medicine Buddha is among the most popular texts in. East Asia ... Stamped Buddha images, above the ceiling of an ancient temple.
The Buddha and Omniscience
The Buddha and Omniscience. Anålayo∗. Omniscience has regularly been ascribed to the Buddha in the different Buddhist traditions.

Suggested News Resources

Here's the Chinese government's step-by-step guide to becoming a 'living Buddha'
The State Religious Affairs Bureau now determines which Buddhists will be reincarnated, and more importantly, who will become a "living Buddha," an earthly incarnation of Buddha.
From Buddha In A Teacup: Change
I thought Buddha loved everybody no matter what? Wasn't that why he stuck around instead of going off to nirvana? So he could spread the light?
Moghalmari Buddha Statue May Have Worn Gold Crown
"We feel it was part of the main Buddha statue of the vihara. Gold ornaments were normally not part of Buddha statues. But the Vajrayana sect of Buddhism worshipped what was known as the Crown Buddha.
What Is A Buddha Bowl And How Do I Make One?
They're meals in bowls (hence half of the name) and Buddha had a round belly (hence the other half).
Watch: Buddha In A Traffic Jam teaser out
'Buddha In A Traffic Jam' premiered at the 2014 Mumbai International Film Festival in the India Gold category with a standing ovation and great reviews. The film was also bestowed awards and was the opening film in the 7th Global Film Festival besides ...

Suggested Web Resources

Gautama Buddha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.
About Buddha
Includes the life of Buddha, the founder of the Buddhist religion, and his teachings.
THE BASIC TEACHING OF BUDDHA - San Francisco State University
As a child, Siddhartha the Buddha, was troubled by some of the same thoughts that children today have. They wonder about birth and death. They wonder why ...
Buddha - Religious Figure -
The Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, achieved enlightenment through meditation and his doctrines became the foundation for Buddhism. Learn more at  ...
The Buddha | PBS
The Buddha, a two-hour documentary for PBS by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin, tells the story of the Buddha's life, a journey especially relevant to our ...

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